Joplin Family History

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Joplin Name Meaning

English: patronymic from the Biblical personal name Job.

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


Similar surnames: Joslin, Koplin, Jolin, Polin, Hopkin, Asplin, Coppin, Tomlin, Taplin

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Joplin Family Origin

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Joplin Family Occupations

What did your Joplin ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Joplin occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Joplin's were Farmers. Farmer, Farming and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Joplin. A less common occupation for the Joplin family was Miner.

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Farming

    13%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Miner

    5%

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

Joplin Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Joplin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Joplin 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Joplin. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Joplin. For the veterans among your Joplin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Joplin Life Expectancy

What is the average Joplin lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Joplin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Joplin in 1957 was 53, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Joplin

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Joplin 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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