Popke Family History

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Popke Name Meaning

(of Slavic origin): nickname from a diminutive of pop ‘priest’. Compare Polish Popek. from a pet form of the personal name Poppo (see Popp).

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


Similar surnames: Popken, Popko, Kopke, Poppe, Dopke, Papke, Ripke, Borke, Poppel

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Popke Family Origin

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Popke Family Occupations

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Popke family was Furniture Store. The most common Popke occupation in the USA was Farmer. 18% of Popke's were Farmers. Farmer, Works In Mill and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Popke.

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  • Farmer

    18%
  • Works In Mill

    18%
  • Farm Laborer

    9%
  • Furniture Store

    9%

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Popke Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Popke. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Popke 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 301 immigration records available for the last name Popke. 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 267 military records available for the last name Popke. For the veterans among your Popke ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Popke Life Expectancy

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Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Popke life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1940, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Popke in 1940 was 43, and 75 in 2004.

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