Hooper Family History

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Hooper Name Meaning

English: occupational name for someone who fitted wooden or metal hoops on wooden casks and barrels, from an agent derivative of Middle English hoop ‘hoop’, ‘band’.

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


Similar surnames: Cooper, Hopper, Boozer, Booker, Hooker, Looper, Hosler, Horner

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Hooper Family Origin

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Hooper Family Occupations

What did your Hooper ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Hooper. 2% of Hooper men worked as a General Labourer and 51% of Hooper women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hooper were Farmer and Private Means

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
    2%
  • Builders Labourer
    1%
  • Bricklayer
    1%
  • Farmer
    1%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    51%
  • Unpaid Domestic
    2%
  • Housewife
    2%
  • Private Means
    2%

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

Hooper Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 454,000 census records available for the last name Hooper. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hooper 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 54,000 immigration records available for the last name Hooper. 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 54,000 military records available for the last name Hooper. For the veterans among your Hooper ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hooper Life Expectancy

What is the average Hooper lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Hooper life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Hooper in 1940 was 47, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hooper

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hooper 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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