Poper Family History

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Poper Name Meaning

Probably a variant of German Popper.

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


Similar surnames: Popper, Paper, Poser, Pope, Peper, Roper, Poyer, Koper, Peeper, Opper

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Poper Family Origin

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Poper Family Occupations

What did your Poper ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Poper occupation in the USA was Farmer. 30% of Poper's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Poper family was Farm Laborer. Farmer, Butcher and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Poper.

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  • Farmer

    30%
  • Butcher

    10%
  • Carpenter

    10%
  • Farm Laborer

    10%

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

Poper Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Poper Life Expectancy

What is the average Poper lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Poper life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Poper in 1962 was 37, and 67 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Poper

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Poper 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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