Esper Family History

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Esper Name Meaning

German: most likely a topographic name for a personal who lived by or owned an area of pasture, from Middle High German esban, espan ‘pasture’ (Bavarian and Swabian Espan). North German and Danish: variant of Jesper, Low German and Danish form of Kaspar.

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


Similar surnames: Espey, Ester, Espe, Esser, Asper, Esler, Tepper, Pepper, Keser

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Esper Family Origin

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Esper Family Occupations

What did your Esper ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Butcher and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Esper. A less common occupation for the Esper family was Boarding House. The most common Esper occupation in the USA was Farmer. 52% of Esper's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    52%
  • Butcher

    13%
  • Blacksmith

    9%
  • Boarding House

    4%

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Esper Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Esper Life Expectancy

What is the average Esper lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Esper life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Esper in 1956 was 53, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Esper

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Esper 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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