Hopke Family History

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Hopke Name Meaning

North German (Westphalia; Höpke): topographic name from hop, denoting a raised piece of land in a bog, or a habitational name of similar origin.

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


Similar surnames: Hope, Hoppe, Hapke, Kopke, Hock, Harke, Dopke, Popke, Hipke, Hole

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Hopke Family Origin

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Hopke Family Occupations

What did your Hopke ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Hopke. 20% of Hopke men worked as a Farmer and 34% of Hopke women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hopke were Salesman and Typist

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    20%
  • Laborer
    15%
  • Truck Driver
    9%
  • Salesman
    9%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
    34%
  • Bookkeeper
    23%
  • Housewife
    23%
  • Typist
    23%

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

Hopke Historical Records

What Hopke family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Hopke. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hopke 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 526 immigration records available for the last name Hopke. 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 688 military records available for the last name Hopke. For the veterans among your Hopke ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hopke Life Expectancy

What is the average Hopke lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Hopke life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1986, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Hopke in 1960 was 62, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hopke

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hopke 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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