Gepner Family History

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Gepner Name Meaning

German: of uncertain origin. Possibly an unrounded variant of Göpner, which is perhaps a habitational name derived from any of several places named Goben in Bavaria.

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

Similar surnames: Gerner, Depner, Gunner, Kepner, Lesner, Ferner, Gerger, Gegner

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Gepner Family Origin

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Gepner Family Occupations

What did your Gepner ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Gepner occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Gepner's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gepner. A less common occupation for the Gepner family was Painter.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Carpenter

  • Painter


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

Gepner Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Gepner. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gepner 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 147 immigration records available for the last name Gepner. 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 217 military records available for the last name Gepner. For the veterans among your Gepner ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gepner Life Expectancy

What is the average Gepner lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Gepner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Gepner in 1958 was 59, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gepner

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gepner 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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