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Poplar Family History

Poplar Surname Meaning

English: from Middle English popler(e) ‘poplar tree’. The name may be topographic for one who lived near such a tree or habitational from a place so named such as Poplar (Middlesex).

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

Similar surnames: Pohler, Poppler, Pooler, Solar, Dollar, Bolar, Tolar, Pollard, Pomar

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Where is the Poplar family from?

You can see how Poplar families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Poplar family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Poplar families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1891 there were 37 Poplar families living in London. This was about 30% of all the recorded Poplar's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Poplar families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Poplar surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Poplar ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Retired and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Poplar. 100% of Poplar men worked as a Retired and 100% of Poplar 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 Male Occupations In 1939

  • Retired

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
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Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Poplar. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Poplar 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 362 immigration records available for the last name Poplar. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Poplar. For the veterans among your Poplar ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Poplar lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Poplar life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Poplar in 1945 was 36, and 58 in 2004.

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