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Schopp Family History

Schopp Name Meaning

North German: metonymic occupational name for a maker of ladles and clippers or scoops, from Middle Low German schope ‘ladle’. German: habitational name from a place so named near Kaiserslautern.

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


Similar surnames: Schoepp, Tschopp, Schupp, Schepp, Shoop, Schoop, Schopf, Schipp

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Where is the Schopp family from?

You can see how Schopp families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Schopp family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1851 and 1920. The most Schopp families were found in USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 70 Schopp families living in New York. This was about 25% of all the recorded Schopp's in USA. New York had the highest population of Schopp families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Schopp surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Schopp ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Schopp. 15% of Schopp men worked as a Farmer and 16% of Schopp women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Schopp were Clerk and Teacher. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    15%
  • Laborer
    10%
  • Salesman
    10%
  • Clerk
    8%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Clerk
    16%
  • Saleslady
    12%
  • Waitress
    10%
  • Teacher
    10%
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Census Records

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Schopp. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Schopp census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Schopp. 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 Cards

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Schopp. For the veterans among your Schopp ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Schopp lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Schopp life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Schopp in 1954 was 53, and 75 in 2004.

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