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Poppa Name Meaning

German: variant of Poppe. Italian: possibly a variant of Popa, from a female personal name, Popa, Pupa, or Bova, of Germanic origin.

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


Similar surnames: Poppe, Popp, Poma, Coppa, Papa, Popma, Pupa, Posa, Topp, Pope

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Poppa Family Origin

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Poppa Family Occupations

What did your Poppa ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Poppa family was Physician. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Poppa. The most common Poppa occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Poppa's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Laborer

    29%
  • Keeping House

    14%
  • Physician

    14%

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

Poppa Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Poppa Life Expectancy

What is the average Poppa lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2003, in the United States, Poppa life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1990, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Poppa in 1952 was 59, and 76 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Poppa

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Poppa 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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