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Kulpa Name Meaning

Polish and Lithuanian: nickname from Latin culpa ‘fault’, ‘guilt’, a nickname for an apologetic person who frequently used the Latin expression mea culpa ‘my fault’.

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


Similar surnames: Kulka, Kula, Kuzia, Kulis, Kuta, Okula, Bula, Kuna, Kruppa, Kulaga

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Where is the Kulpa family from?

You can see how Kulpa families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Kulpa family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1911 and 1920. The most Kulpa families were found in USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 21 Kulpa families living in New York. This was about 19% of all the recorded Kulpa's in USA. New York had the highest population of Kulpa families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Kulpa surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Kulpa ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Waitress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Kulpa. 35% of Kulpa men worked as a Laborer and 20% of Kulpa women worked as a Waitress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kulpa were Truck Driver and Stenographer. .

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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

  • Laborer
    35%
  • New Worker
    8%
  • Weaver
    8%
  • Truck Driver
    6%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Waitress
    20%
  • Weaver
    16%
  • Seamstress
    16%
  • Stenographer
    12%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Kulpa. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kulpa 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Kulpa. 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 774 military records available for the last name Kulpa. For the veterans among your Kulpa ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Kulpa lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Kulpa life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Kulpa in 1953 was 39, and 77 in 2004.

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