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Stopp Family History

Stopp Name Meaning

North German and Danish: from Middle Low German stop ‘pitcher’, ‘stone bottle’, hence a nickname for a heavy drinker or a metonymic occupational name for a wine seller or innkeeper. Variant of Stolp.

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


Similar surnames: Stoop, Topp, Sopp, Schopp, Stock, Stoppel, Storm, Tropp, Stolp, Stipp

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Where is the Stopp family from?

You can see how Stopp families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Stopp family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1840 and 1920. The most Stopp families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1840 there were 2 Stopp families living in Ohio. This was about 40% of all the recorded Stopp's in the USA. Ohio had the highest population of Stopp families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Stopp surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Stopp ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Farmer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Stopp. 22% of Stopp men worked as a Farmer and 13% of Stopp women worked as a Farmer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Stopp were New Worker and Laborer.

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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
    22%
  • Laborer
    16%
  • Salesman
    9%
  • New Worker
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    13%
  • Maid
    13%
  • Housekeeper
    13%
  • Laborer
    13%
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Census Records

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Stopp. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Stopp 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 647 immigration records available for the last name Stopp. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Stopp. For the veterans among your Stopp ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Stopp lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Stopp life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Stopp in 1952 was 46, and 86 in 2004.

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