Upp Name Meaning

English: unexplained. Probably a variant or variant spelling of Opp, from a short form of a Germanic personal name formed with od ‘inherited wealth’, or of Opperman.

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


Similar surnames: Opp, App, Bupp, Ubl, Hupp, Cupp, Sapp, Mapp, Uhr, Po

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Upp Family Origin

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Upp Family Occupations

What did your Upp ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Upp. 9% of Upp men worked as a Laborer and 7% of Upp women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Upp were Truck Driver and Stenographer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    9%
  • Farmer
    8%
  • Salesman
    7%
  • Truck Driver
    3%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
    7%
  • Housewife
    7%
  • Teacher
    7%
  • Stenographer
    6%

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

Upp Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Upp. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Upp 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 303 immigration records available for the last name Upp. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Upp. For the veterans among your Upp ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Upp Life Expectancy

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Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Upp life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Upp in 1958 was 53, and 81 in 2004.

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