Popkin Family History

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Popkin Name Meaning

Welsh: Anglicized form of ap Hopkin ‘son of Hopkin’ (see Hopkin).

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

Similar surnames: Hopkins, Popken, Hopkin, Pipkin, Gookin, Polin, Forkin, Moppin

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Popkin Family Origin

Where is the Popkin family from?

Popkin Family Occupations

What did your Popkin ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Popkin occupation in the USA was Baggage Master. 20% of Popkin's were Baggage Masters. Baggage Master, Farmer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Popkin. A less common occupation for the Popkin family was Licensed Vender.

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  • Baggage Master

  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Licensed Vender


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

Popkin Historical Records

What Popkin family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Popkin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Popkin 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 Popkin. 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 861 military records available for the last name Popkin. For the veterans among your Popkin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Popkin Life Expectancy

What is the average Popkin lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Popkin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Popkin in 1951 was 28, and 88 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Popkin

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Popkin 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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