Hopf Family History

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Hopf Name Meaning

German: metonymic occupational name for a grower of hops or dealer in hops, or a metonymic occupational name for a brewer, from the use of hops in the manufacture of beer, from Middle High German hopfe ‘hops’.

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

Similar surnames: Hopp, Kopf, Hoff, Topf, Zopf, Koff, Haaf, Zepf, Hogg, Helf

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Hopf Family Origin

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Hopf Family Occupations

What did your Hopf ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Baker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hopf. A less common occupation for the Hopf family was Butcher. The most common Hopf occupation in the USA was Farmer. 18% of Hopf's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Baker

  • Butcher


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

Hopf Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Hopf. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hopf 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Hopf. 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 5,000 military records available for the last name Hopf. For the veterans among your Hopf ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hopf Life Expectancy

What is the average Hopf lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Hopf life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Hopf in 1962 was 78, and 76 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hopf 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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