Poppe Family History

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Poppe Name Meaning

German: variant of Popp 1. English: variant spelling of Popp 2. Dutch: from the Germanic personal name Poppo (see Popp 1).

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


Similar surnames: Poppa, Hoppe, Popp, Foppe, Poppel, Popper, Popke, Peppe, Pope, Topp

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Poppe Family Origin

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Poppe Family Occupations

What did your Poppe ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Poppe occupation in the USA was Farmer. 28% of Poppe's were Farmers. Farmer, Carpenter and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Poppe. A less common occupation for the Poppe family was Farming.

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  • Farmer

    28%
  • Carpenter

    5%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Farming

    4%

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

Poppe Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Poppe Life Expectancy

What is the average Poppe lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Poppe life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Poppe in 1952 was 22, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Poppe

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Poppe 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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