Culp Family History

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Culp Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from Colp in Aberdeenshire. Americanized spelling of German Kolb, Kolp, or Kalb.

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

Similar surnames: Kulp, Fulp, Cull, Cupp, Calk, Cutlip, Colf, Tulp, Cuda, Colp

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Culp Family Origin

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Culp Family Occupations

What did your Culp ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Culp. 16% of Culp men worked as a Farmer and 8% of Culp women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Culp were Carpenter and Housework

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Carpenter

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
  • Teacher
  • Housekeeper
  • Housework

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Culp Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 58,000 census records available for the last name Culp. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Culp census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Culp. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 14,000 military records available for the last name Culp. For the veterans among your Culp ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Culp Life Expectancy

What is the average Culp lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Culp life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Culp in 1947 was 45, and 75 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Culp ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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