Poppen Family History

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Poppen Name Meaning

North German: patronymic from Popp.

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


Similar surnames: Popken, Popper, Poppel, Poppe, Pippen, Hoppe, Koppen, Pepper, Pope

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Poppen Family Origin

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Poppen Family Occupations

What did your Poppen ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Poppen family was Preacher. Farmer, Day Laborer and Keeps House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Poppen. The most common Poppen occupation in the USA was Farmer. 45% of Poppen's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    45%
  • Day Laborer

    9%
  • Keeps House

    9%
  • Preacher

    9%

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

Poppen Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Poppen Life Expectancy

What is the average Poppen lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Poppen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Poppen in 1953 was 59, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Poppen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Poppen 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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Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
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Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
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