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Huppe Name Meaning

French: from huppe ‘hoopoe’ (the bird), perhaps applied as a nickname for someone with hair resembling the hoopoe’s crest or a with a long curved nose resembling its bill. German (also Hüppe): from a pet form (Hubo) of the personal name Hugebert, composed of hug ‘spirit’, ‘thought’ + berht ‘bright’, ‘famous’.

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


Similar surnames: Happe, Happel, Humke, Hoppe, Hippe, Puppe, Foppe, Heppe, Hapke, Happ

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Where is the Huppe family from?

You can see how Huppe families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Huppe family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Huppe families were found in Canada in 1911. In 1840 there was 1 Huppe family living in Louisiana. This was 100% of all the recorded Huppe's in USA. Louisiana had the highest population of Huppe families in 1840.
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What did your Huppe ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Huppe. 39% of Huppe men worked as a Farmer and 40% of Huppe women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Huppe were Coal Loader and Housewife. .

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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

  • Farmer
    39%
  • Laborer
    23%
  • Manager
    17%
  • Coal Loader
    12%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housekeeper
    40%
  • Cementer
    30%
  • Housewife
    30%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Huppe. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Huppe 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 416 immigration records available for the last name Huppe. 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 477 military records available for the last name Huppe. For the veterans among your Huppe ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Huppe lifespan?

Between 1966 and 2004, in the United States, Huppe life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Huppe in 1966 was 91, and 83 in 2004.

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