Topf Family History

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Topf Name Meaning

German: metonymic occupational name for a potter from Middle High German topf(e) ‘pot’.

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


Similar surnames: Top, Kopf, Hopf, Zopf, Topp, Tropf, Zepf, Koff, Kops, Stapf

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Topf Family Origin

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Topf Family Occupations

What did your Topf ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Topf. 47% of Topf men worked as a Farmer and 50% of Topf women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Topf were Laborer and Housewife

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    47%
  • Salesman
    24%
  • Truck Driver
    16%
  • Laborer
    16%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
    50%
  • Secretary
    25%
  • Housewife
    25%

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

Topf Historical Records

What Topf family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Topf. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Topf 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 541 immigration records available for the last name Topf. 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 341 military records available for the last name Topf. For the veterans among your Topf ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Topf Life Expectancy

What is the average Topf lifespan?

Between 1965 and 2004, in the United States, Topf life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Topf in 1965 was 63, and 89 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Topf 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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