Sopp Family History

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Sopp Name Meaning

English: metonymic occupational name for a soapmaker, from Middle English sope ‘soap’. English: from the Old English personal name Soppa. German: metonymic occupational name for a cook, from Middle High German soppe, suppe ‘soup’, ‘stock’, ‘meal’.

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

Similar surnames: Popp, Copp, Hopp, Sapp, Topp, Kopp, Stoop, Stopp, Opp, Dopp

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Sopp Family Origin

Where is the Sopp family from?

Sopp Family Occupations

What did your Sopp ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sopp. The most common Sopp occupation in the USA was Farmer. 42% of Sopp's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Sopp family was Keeping House.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Farming

  • Keeping House


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

Sopp Historical Records

What Sopp family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 13,000 census records available for the last name Sopp. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sopp 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 790 immigration records available for the last name Sopp. 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 Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Sopp. For the veterans among your Sopp ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sopp Life Expectancy

What is the average Sopp lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Sopp life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Sopp in 1955 was 53, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sopp

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sopp 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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