Kulp Family History

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Kulp Name Meaning

Variant of German Kolb or Kalb. German: habitational name from Kulpin in Mecklenburg.

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

Similar surnames: Culp, Kalp, Kump, Fulp, Kolp, Kulm, Puls, Tulp, Kalb, Kulow

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Kulp Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Kulp name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Kulp. 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


  • Norway


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Kulp Family Origin

Where is the Kulp family from?

Kulp Family Occupations

What did your Kulp ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Kulp family was Carpenter. The most common Kulp occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Kulp's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kulp.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Carpenter


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

Kulp Historical Records

What Kulp family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 19,000 census records available for the last name Kulp. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kulp 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Kulp. 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 5,000 military records available for the last name Kulp. For the veterans among your Kulp ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kulp Life Expectancy

What is the average Kulp lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Kulp life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Kulp in 1944 was 34, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kulp

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kulp 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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