Hopp Family History

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Hopp Name Meaning

English: from the medieval personal name Hobb(e) (see Hobbs). Dutch: from Middle Dutch hoppe ‘hops’, hence a metonymic occupational name for a grower or seller of hops. Dutch: from a pet form of the personal name Hubrecht (see Hubert). South German: variant of Hoppe 3. North German form of Hopf.

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

Similar surnames: Hoppe, Hipp, Kopp, Hoop, Happ, Hopf, Sopp, Jopp, Popp, Topp

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Hopp Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Hopp name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Hopp. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Germanic Europe


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


  • Sweden


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Hopp Family Origin

Where is the Hopp family from?

Hopp Family Occupations

What did your Hopp ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hopp. The most common Hopp occupation in the USA was Farmer. 27% of Hopp's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Hopp family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Carpenter


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

Hopp Historical Records

What Hopp family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 23,000 census records available for the last name Hopp. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hopp 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Hopp. 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 6,000 military records available for the last name Hopp. For the veterans among your Hopp ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hopp Life Expectancy

What is the average Hopp lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Hopp life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Hopp in 1949 was 65, and 79 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hopp 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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