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Epp Name Meaning

South German: from a short form of the personal name Eberhardt and sometimes of Albrecht .

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


Similar surnames: Opp, App, Tepp, Sepp, Upp, Epps, Depp, Enz, Sipp, Erk

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Where is the Epp family from?

You can see how Epp families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Epp family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Epp families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 158 Epp families living in Saskatchewan. This was about 79% of all the recorded Epp's in Canada. Saskatchewan had the highest population of Epp families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Epp surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Epp ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Student were the top reported jobs for men and women in the Canada named Epp. 68% of Epp men worked as a Farmer and 67% of Epp women worked as a Student. Some less common occupations for Americans named Epp were Nun and Nun. .

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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.

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Farmer
    68%
  • Farm Laborer
    7%
  • At Home
    7%
  • Nun
    5%

Top Female Occupations In 1921

  • Student
    67%
  • Nun
    34%
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Census Records

There are 18,000 census records available for the last name Epp. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Epp 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Epp. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Epp. For the veterans among your Epp ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Epp lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Epp life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Epp in 1944 was 27, and 73 in 2004.

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