Topa Family History

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Topa Name Meaning

Polish: nickname from a derivative of Polish topic sie ‘to drown’, probably with reference to someone who drowned his sorrows in liquor. Polish: nickname from Polish dialect topa ‘slow woman’. Hungarian: nickname from topa ‘limp’.

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


Similar surnames: Kopa, Popa, Stopa, Toma, Tara, Lapa, Toca, Kosa, Noga, Opal

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Topa Family Origin

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Topa Family Occupations

What did your Topa ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Laborer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Topa. 31% of Topa men worked as a Laborer and 60% of Topa women worked as a Laborer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Topa were Machine Operator and Machine

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    31%
  • Labor
    16%
  • Farmer
    8%
  • Machine Operator
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    60%
  • Machine
    40%

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

Topa Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 970 census records available for the last name Topa. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Topa 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 347 immigration records available for the last name Topa. 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 208 military records available for the last name Topa. For the veterans among your Topa ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Topa Life Expectancy

What is the average Topa lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Topa life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1963, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Topa in 1963 was 44, and 62 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Topa 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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