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Stoppel Family History

Stoppel Name Meaning

North German: from Middle Low German stoppel ‘thorn’, hence a nickname for someone with a prickly personality, or for someone with a stubbly beard. North German: habitational name from a place in Westphalia named Stöppel.

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


Similar surnames: Stopper, Toppel, Koppel, Stopp, Stempel, Oppel, Stober, Stoebe, Topel

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Where is the Stoppel family from?

You can see how Stoppel families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Stoppel family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Stoppel families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 7 Stoppel families living in Ohio. This was about 28% of all the recorded Stoppel's in USA. Ohio had the highest population of Stoppel families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Stoppel surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Stoppel ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Waitress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Stoppel. 40% of Stoppel men worked as a Farmer and 34% of Stoppel women worked as a Waitress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Stoppel were Carpenter and Maid. .

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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
    40%
  • Laborer
    15%
  • Farm Labor
    11%
  • Carpenter
    8%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Waitress
    34%
  • Housework
    34%
  • Maid
    34%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Stoppel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Stoppel 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 594 immigration records available for the last name Stoppel. 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 711 military records available for the last name Stoppel. For the veterans among your Stoppel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Stoppel lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Stoppel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Stoppel in 1957 was 49, and 68 in 2004.

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