Hoppe Family History

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Hoppe Name Meaning

North German and Dutch: variant of Hopp. South German: nickname from dialect hoppen ‘to hop’ (a variant of standard German hüpfen). This name is widespread throughout central Europe. Danish: from North German Hopp (see Hopf), or the Danish byname Hoppe ‘horse’, ‘mare’. English: metonymic form of Hopper 1.

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


Similar surnames: Hopp, Hopper, Happe, Poppe, Koppe, Topp, Foppe, Heppe, Huppe, Hopke

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Hoppe Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Hoppe name?

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

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  • England & Wales

    36%

  • Germanic Europe

    21%

  • Ireland & Scotland

    14%

  • Eastern Europe & Russia

    9%

  • Sweden

    5%

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Hoppe Family Origin

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Hoppe Family Occupations

What did your Hoppe ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Tailor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hoppe. A less common occupation for the Hoppe family was Keeping House. The most common Hoppe occupation in the USA was Farmer. 28% of Hoppe's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    28%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Tailor

    4%
  • Keeping House

    3%

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

Hoppe Historical Records

What Hoppe family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 41,000 census records available for the last name Hoppe. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hoppe 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 12,000 immigration records available for the last name Hoppe. 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 17,000 military records available for the last name Hoppe. For the veterans among your Hoppe ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hoppe Life Expectancy

What is the average Hoppe lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Hoppe life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Hoppe in 1944 was 44, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hoppe

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hoppe 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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