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Hopler Name Meaning

South German (Höpler): nickname for a person with an irregular gait who jumped or limped from Middle High German hoppeln ‘to jump or leap’ + -er suffix. In North America this surname may also be an altered form of the variants Hoppler (mainly Swiss German) and Höppler.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Hopper, Hopfer, Hosler, Holler, Tobler, Boller, Hopley, Hegler

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Where is the Hopler family from?

You can see how Hopler families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hopler family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Hopler families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 13 Hopler families living in New Jersey. This was about 76% of all the recorded Hopler's in USA. New Jersey had the highest population of Hopler families in 1840.
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What did your Hopler ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Hopler. 20% of Hopler men worked as a Laborer and 38% of Hopler women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hopler were Manager and Secretary. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Farmer
  • Manager

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Teacher
  • Housewife
  • Secretary
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Hopler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hopler census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 245 immigration records available for the last name Hopler. 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 Cards

There are 838 military records available for the last name Hopler. For the veterans among your Hopler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Hopler lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Hopler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1999, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Hopler in 1959 was 55, and 90 in 2004.

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