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Jopp Family History

Jopp Name Meaning

English: variant of Job. South German: from the personal name, either a derivative of Hiob, the German form of Job, or a reduced form of Jakob.

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


Similar surnames: Hopp, Kopp, Sopp, Opp, Topp, Japp, Popp, Lopp, Bopp, Dopp

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Where is the Jopp family from?

You can see how Jopp families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Jopp family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Jopp families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 2 Jopp families living in Connecticut. This was about 50% of all the recorded Jopp's in USA. Connecticut and 1 other state had the highest population of Jopp families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Jopp surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Jopp ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Saleslady were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Jopp. 49% of Jopp men worked as a Farmer and 20% of Jopp women worked as a Saleslady. Some less common occupations for Americans named Jopp were Carpenter and Domestic. .

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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
    49%
  • Laborer
    21%
  • Salesman
    8%
  • Carpenter
    8%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Saleslady
    20%
  • Nurse
    14%
  • Clerk
    14%
  • Domestic
    14%
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Census Records

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Jopp. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Jopp 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 913 immigration records available for the last name Jopp. 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 831 military records available for the last name Jopp. For the veterans among your Jopp ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Jopp lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Jopp life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Jopp in 1955 was 40, and 73 in 2004.

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