Poppy Name Meaning

English: from Middle English popy ‘poppy’, possibly applied as a nickname for someone with bright red hair or a ruddy complexion.

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


Similar surnames: Popp, Copp, Guppy, Sopp, Propp, Papp, Coppa, Kopp, Topp, Popek

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Poppy Family Origin

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Poppy Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    44%
  • Butcher

    13%
  • Boarding House Keeper

    6%
  • Farmer(Tavern)

    6%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Poppy family was Farmer(Tavern). The most common Poppy occupation in the USA was Farmer. 44% of Poppy's were Farmers. Farmer, Butcher and Boarding House Keeper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Poppy.

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Poppy Historical Records

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Poppy Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1963 and 2004, Poppy life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Poppy in 1963 was 75, and 73 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Poppy

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