Poppleton Family History

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Poppleton Name Meaning

English (West Yorkshire): habitational name from a place in West Yorkshire, so named from Old English popel ‘pebble’ + tun ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’.

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

Similar surnames: Appleton, Stapleton, Poulton, Popplewell, Hopton, Congleton

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Poppleton Family Origin

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Poppleton Family Occupations

What did your Poppleton ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Poppleton family was Annuitant. Blacksmith, Coal Miner and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Poppleton. The most common Poppleton occupation in the UK was Blacksmith. 5% of Poppleton's were Blacksmiths.

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  • Blacksmith

  • Coal Miner

  • Farmer

  • Annuitant


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Poppleton ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Poppleton Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 16,000 census records available for the last name Poppleton. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Poppleton 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Poppleton. 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 850 military records available for the last name Poppleton. For the veterans among your Poppleton ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Poppleton Life Expectancy

What is the average Poppleton lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Poppleton life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Poppleton in 1957 was 51, and 64 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Poppleton

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Poppleton 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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