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Compere Name Meaning

French (Compère): apparently from compère (from compater) in the sense ‘godfather’, or a respelling of the southern name Compayre, of the same derivation.

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


Similar surnames: Pere, Cooper, Compeau, Copper, Capece, Compas, Cowser, Pomper

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Compere Family Origin

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Compere Family Occupations

What did your Compere ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Dyer & Scourer, Farmer and Gardner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Compere. The most common Compere occupation in the USA was Dyer & Scourer. 17% of Compere's were Dyer & Scourers. A less common occupation for the Compere family was Keeping House.

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  • Dyer & Scourer

    17%
  • Farmer

    17%
  • Gardner

    17%
  • Keeping House

    17%

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

Compere Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Compere. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Compere 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Compere. 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 Compere. For the veterans among your Compere ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Compere Life Expectancy

What is the average Compere lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Compere life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1987, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Compere in 1962 was 85, and 67 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Compere

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Compere 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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