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Chopping Family History

Chopping Name Meaning

perhaps from Old French chopin ‘violent blow punch’ which might have been given to a violent man or Middle English chopin (Old French chopine) ‘half a pint’ a name possibly given to a dealer in wines or ales or to a person of small stature.

Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland, 2016

Similar surnames: Copping, Hopping, Chopin, Coppin, Charping, Topping, Choplin

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Where is the Chopping family from?

You can see how Chopping families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Chopping family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Chopping families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1911 there were 3 Chopping families living in Saskatchewan. This was about 75% of all the recorded Chopping's in Canada. Saskatchewan had the highest population of Chopping families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Chopping surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Chopping ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Farm Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Chopping. 13% of Chopping men worked as a Farm Labourer and 80% of Chopping women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Chopping were Gas Fitter and Private Means. .

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

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Top Male Occupations In 1939

  • Farm Labourer
  • General Labourer
  • Agricultural Work
  • Gas Fitter

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Unpaid Domestic
  • Domestic Duties
  • Private Means
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Census Records

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Chopping. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Chopping census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 485 immigration records available for the last name Chopping. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 368 military records available for the last name Chopping. For the veterans among your Chopping ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Chopping lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2003, in the United States, Chopping life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Chopping in 1963 was 62, and 89 in 2003.

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