Popma Family History

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Popma Name Meaning

Frisian: from the Germanic personal name Poppo, Boppo (see Popp).

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


Similar surnames: Poppa, Poppe, Popp, Poma, Popke, Douma, Kopa, Toma, Posa, Bouma

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Popma Family Origin

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Popma Family Occupations

What did your Popma ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Popma family was Machine Hand. Barber, Farmer and Huckster were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Popma. The most common Popma occupation in the USA was Barber. 25% of Popma's were Barbers.

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  • Barber

    25%
  • Farmer

    25%
  • Huckster

    25%
  • Machine Hand

    25%

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

Popma Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Popma Life Expectancy

What is the average Popma lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Popma life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1984, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Popma in 1949 was 54, and 85 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Popma

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Popma 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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