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Haupt Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): from Middle High German houbet German Haupt ‘head’; generally a descriptive nickname for someone with a big head or perhaps a designation of the head of a guild or other group. It is also recorded in the Upper Rhine area as a topographic or habitational name referring to a house named for its sign of a head. Compare Houpt .

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


Similar surnames: Haut, Harp, Faust, Halt, Haus, Hauff, Happ, Happe, Hau, Hauer

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Where is the Haupt family from?

You can see how Haupt families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Haupt family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Haupt families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 46 Haupt families living in London. This was about 81% of all the recorded Haupt's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Haupt families in 1891.
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What did your Haupt ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Haupt. 71% of Haupt women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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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 Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    71%
  • Unpaid Domestic
    17%
  • Household Duties
    7%
  • Domestic Servant
    7%
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Census Records

There are 26,000 census records available for the last name Haupt. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Haupt 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 6,000 immigration records available for the last name Haupt. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 39,000 military records available for the last name Haupt. For the veterans among your Haupt ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Haupt lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Haupt life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Haupt in 1950 was 45, and 76 in 2004.

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