Popp Name Meaning

German: from a Germanic personal name Poppo, Boppo, of uncertain origin and meaning, perhaps originally a nursery word or a short form of for example Bodobert, a Germanic personal name meaning ‘famous leader’. It was a hereditary personal name among the counts of Henneberg and Babenberg in East Franconia between the 9th and 14th centuries. English: from a Middle English continuation of an Old English personal name, Poppa, known only from occurrences in place names.

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


Similar surnames: Bopp, Sopp, Propp, Copp, Hopp, Pope, Kopp, Topp, Opp, Dopp

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Popp Family Origin

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Popp Family Occupations

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Popp family was Tailor. The most common Popp occupation in the USA was Farmer. 31% of Popp's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Popp.

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  • Farmer

    31%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Keeping House

    4%
  • Tailor

    3%

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Popp Life Expectancy

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Between 1940 and 2004, Popp life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Popp in 1940 was 52, and 75 in 2004.

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