Popwell Family History

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Popwell Name Meaning

English: probably a reduced form of Popplewell.

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


Similar surnames: Powell, Penwell, Foxwell, Cowell, Bonwell, Powel, Dowell, Poppell

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Popwell Family Origin

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Popwell Family Occupations

What did your Popwell ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Popwell occupation in the USA was Farmer. 64% of Popwell's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Farm Hand were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Popwell. A less common occupation for the Popwell family was Retired Farmer.

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  • Farmer

    64%
  • Keeping House

    14%
  • Farm Hand

    7%
  • Retired Farmer

    7%

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

Popwell Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Popwell Life Expectancy

What is the average Popwell lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Popwell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Popwell in 1952 was 34, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Popwell

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Popwell 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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