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Weiskopf Name Meaning

German: nickname for someone with white or very fair hair from Middle High German wīz ‘white’ + kopf ‘head’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Weisser, Weiss, Stoskopf, Rehkopf, Muskopf, Rothkopf, Kopf, Weishuhn

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Where is the Weiskopf family from?

You can see how Weiskopf families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Weiskopf family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Weiskopf families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 12 Weiskopf families living in Wisconsin. This was about 13% of all the recorded Weiskopf's in USA. Wisconsin had the highest population of Weiskopf families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Weiskopf surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Weiskopf ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Weiskopf. 20% of Weiskopf men worked as a Farmer and 42% of Weiskopf women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Weiskopf were Clerk and Nurse. .

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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 1940

  • Farmer
    20%
  • Salesman
    20%
  • Laborer
    14%
  • Clerk
    11%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Teacher
    42%
  • Stenographer
    25%
  • Secretary
    17%
  • Nurse
    17%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Weiskopf. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Weiskopf 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 961 immigration records available for the last name Weiskopf. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Weiskopf. For the veterans among your Weiskopf ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Weiskopf lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Weiskopf life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Weiskopf in 1957 was 70, and 93 in 2004.

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