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Popovic Name Meaning

Serbian and Croatian (Popović); Slovak Rusyn (from Slovakia) and Slovenian (of Serbian origin) (Popovič): patronymic from pop ‘priest (of the Orthodox or Greek Catholic Church)’ as a Serbian and Rusyn name normally meaning literally ‘son of the priest’ (see Popov ). Compare Popovich and Popowich see also Pop

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Popov, Popovich, Popowich, Popik, Popek, Pavlovic, Petrovic, Marovich

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Where is the Popovic family from?

You can see how Popovic families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Popovic family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 16 Popovic families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 43% of all the recorded Popovic's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Popovic families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Popovic surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Popovic ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housework were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Popovic. 86% of Popovic men worked as a Laborer and 50% of Popovic women worked as a Housework. Some less common occupations for Americans named Popovic were Labor and Mangler. .

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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
  • Labor

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housework
  • Mangler
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Popovic. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Popovic 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Popovic. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Popovic. For the veterans among your Popovic ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Popovic lifespan?

Between 1965 and 2004, in the United States, Popovic life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1966, and highest in 1971. The average life expectancy for Popovic in 1965 was 63, and 88 in 2004.

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