Popper Family History

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Popper Name Meaning

German: patronymic from Popp. German (Pöpper): variant of Pepper. Jewish (Ashkenazic): origin uncertain; perhaps a habitational name from Poprad, now in Slovakia. Compare the Poprad river in the same region, called Popper in German.

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


Similar surnames: Kopper, Pepper, Kipper, Hopper, Poster, Nopper, Poppe, Opper, Poppler

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Popper Family Origin

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Popper Family Occupations

What did your Popper ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Popper family was Banker & Broker. The most common Popper occupation in the USA was Jeweler. 6% of Popper's were Jewelers. Jeweler, Merchant and Banker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Popper.

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  • Jeweler

    6%
  • Merchant

    6%
  • Banker

    3%
  • Banker & Broker

    3%

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

Popper Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Popper Life Expectancy

What is the average Popper lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Popper life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Popper in 1949 was 72, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Popper

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Popper 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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