Poppel Family History

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Poppel Name Meaning

South German (also Pöppel): from a pet form of the personal name Popp.

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

Similar surnames: Poppell, Oppel, Koppel, Poppe, Popken, Roppel, Popper, Peppel, Popke

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Poppel Family Origin

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Poppel Family Occupations

What did your Poppel ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Laborer

  • Brewer

  • Farmer

  • Keeping House


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

Poppel Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Poppel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Poppel 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 789 immigration records available for the last name Poppel. 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 Poppel. For the veterans among your Poppel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Poppel Life Expectancy

What is the average Poppel lifespan?

Between 1965 and 2003, in the United States, Poppel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1968, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Poppel in 1965 was 68, and 87 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Poppel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Poppel 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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