Hopke Family History

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Hopke Name Meaning

North German (Westphalia; Höpke): topographic name from hop, denoting a raised piece of land in a bog, or a habitational name of similar origin.

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

Similar surnames: Hope, Hoppe, Hapke, Kopke, Hock, Harke, Dopke, Popke, Hipke, Hole

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Hopke Family Origin

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Hopke Family Occupations

What did your Hopke ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Hopke family was Hardware Clerk. Grocer, Farmer and Brick Mason were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hopke. The most common Hopke occupation in the USA was Grocer. 25% of Hopke's were Grocers.

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  • Grocer

  • Farmer

  • Brick Mason

  • Hardware Clerk


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

Hopke Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Hopke. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hopke 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 526 immigration records available for the last name Hopke. 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 688 military records available for the last name Hopke. For the veterans among your Hopke ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hopke Life Expectancy

What is the average Hopke lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Hopke life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1986, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Hopke in 1960 was 62, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hopke

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hopke 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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