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Huppe Name Meaning

French: nickname from huppe ‘hoopoe’ (the bird) based on this bird's cry or applied to someone with a hair resembling the hoopoe's crest or perhaps with a long curved nose resembling its bill. French (Huppé): nickname related to 1 above from the past participle of the Old French verb huper ‘to utter a long cry’. German (Hüppe): from a pet form (Hubo) of the personal name Hugebert composed of the elements hug ‘spirit thought’ + berht ‘bright famous’.

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

Similar surnames: Happe, Happel, Humke, Hoppe, Hippe, Puppe, Foppe, Heppe, Hapke, Happ

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Where is the Huppe family from?

You can see how Huppe families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Huppe family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Huppe families were found in Canada in 1911. In 1911 there were 94 Huppe families living in Quebec. This was about 82% of all the recorded Huppe's in Canada. Quebec had the highest population of Huppe families in 1911.
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What did your Huppe ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Cultivateur and Monteur were the top reported jobs for men and women in the Canada named Huppe. 35% of Huppe men worked as a Cultivateur and 100% of Huppe women worked as a Monteur. .

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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.

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Cultivateur
  • Farmer
  • Journalier
  • Commis

Top Female Occupations In 1921

  • Monteur
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What Huppe family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Huppe. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Huppe 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 416 immigration records available for the last name Huppe. 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 477 military records available for the last name Huppe. For the veterans among your Huppe ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Huppe lifespan?

Between 1966 and 2004, in the United States, Huppe life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Huppe in 1966 was 91, and 83 in 2004.

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