Topor Family History

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Topor Name Meaning

Polish (Topór) and Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): from Polish topór ‘axe’, ‘battleaxe’, presumably a metonymic occupational name for a maker or bearer of such, or in the case of the Jewish name an ornamental adoption. In some instances the Polish name may derive from the same word in the sense ‘coat of arms’.

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


Similar surnames: Toporek, Topp, Topol, Tokar, Tabor, Topper, Thor, Toro, Teper, Roper

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Topor Family Origin

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Topor Family Occupations

What did your Topor ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Seamstress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Topor. 38% of Topor men worked as a Laborer and 15% of Topor women worked as a Seamstress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Topor were Clerk Grocery and Clerk

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    38%
  • Salesman
    11%
  • Linotype Operator
    9%
  • Clerk Grocery
    9%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Seamstress
    15%
  • Weaver
    15%
  • Dietitian
    10%
  • Clerk
    10%

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

Topor Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Topor. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Topor 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 723 immigration records available for the last name Topor. 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 433 military records available for the last name Topor. For the veterans among your Topor ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Topor Life Expectancy

What is the average Topor lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Topor life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Topor in 1954 was 34, and 80 in 2004.

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