Depner Family History

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Depner Name Meaning

German: of uncertain derivation. It may be a habitational name for someone from a place called Depenau, in Schleswig-Holstein (from Middle Low German deep ‘deep’, ‘low’ + owe ‘low-lying field’). Alternatively, it could be an occupational name for a potter (in west central Germany), from an agent derivative of Middle High German düpfen, tüp(p)en ‘pot’.

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

Similar surnames: Denner, Derner, Pepper, Demler, Degler, Benner, Deger, Dupler, Jenner

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Depner Family Origin

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Depner Family Occupations

What did your Depner ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Depner. 50% of Depner men worked as a Farmer

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
  • Cattle Buyer
  • Student

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

Depner Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Depner. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Depner 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 497 immigration records available for the last name Depner. 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 550 military records available for the last name Depner. For the veterans among your Depner ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Depner Life Expectancy

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Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Depner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Depner in 1953 was 38, and 87 in 2004.

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