Hopes Family History

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Hopes Name Meaning

English and Scottish: variant of Hope.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

Similar surnames: Hope, Hypes, Holes, Howes, Hopps, Hodes, Hoyes, Homes, Howey, Copes

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Hopes Family Origin

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Hopes Family Occupations

What did your Hopes ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Hopes family was Blacksmith. Laborer, Farmer and Farm Hand were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hopes. The most common Hopes occupation in the USA was Laborer. 33% of Hopes's were Laborers.

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  • Laborer

  • Farmer

  • Farm Hand

  • Blacksmith


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Hopes ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Hopes Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Hopes. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hopes census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 860 immigration records available for the last name Hopes. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 8,000 military records available for the last name Hopes. For the veterans among your Hopes ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hopes Life Expectancy

What is the average Hopes lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Hopes life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 1973. The average life expectancy for Hopes in 1954 was 63, and 67 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hopes ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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