Poppa Family History

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Poppa Name Meaning

German: variant of Poppe. Italian: possibly a variant of Popa, from a female personal name, Popa, Pupa, or Bova, of Germanic origin.

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

Similar surnames: Poppe, Popp, Poma, Coppa, Papa, Popma, Pupa, Posa, Topp, Pope

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Poppa Family Origin

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Poppa Family Occupations

What did your Poppa ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, G P O Telephonist was the top reported job for people in the UK named Poppa.

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • G P O Telephonist

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

Poppa Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Poppa. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Poppa 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 446 immigration records available for the last name Poppa. 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 805 military records available for the last name Poppa. For the veterans among your Poppa ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Poppa Life Expectancy

What is the average Poppa lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2003, in the United States, Poppa life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1990, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Poppa in 1952 was 59, and 76 in 2003.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Poppa 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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