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Poper Surname Meaning

English (Middlesex) and German: variant of Popper . The name is rare in Britain.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Popper, Paper, Poser, Pope, Peper, Roper, Poyer, Koper, Peeper, Opper

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Where is the Poper family from?

You can see how Poper families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Poper family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Poper families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 61 Poper families living in London. This was about 34% of all the recorded Poper's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Poper families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Poper surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Poper ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Poper. 87% of Poper 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
    87%
  • Private Means
    14%
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Census Records

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Poper. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Poper 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 780 immigration records available for the last name Poper. 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 443 military records available for the last name Poper. For the veterans among your Poper ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Poper lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Poper life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Poper in 1962 was 37, and 67 in 2004.

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