Poppy Family History

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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

What did your Poppy ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Butcher and Boarding House Keeper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Poppy. 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.

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  • Farmer

  • Butcher

  • Boarding House Keeper

  • Farmer(Tavern)


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

Poppy Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Poppy. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Poppy 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 306 immigration records available for the last name Poppy. 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 657 military records available for the last name Poppy. For the veterans among your Poppy ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Poppy Life Expectancy

What is the average Poppy lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Poppy

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Poppy 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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