Gropper Family History

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Gropper Name Meaning

German: occupational name for someone who fished for grouper, from Gropp + -er suffix denoting human agency. North German (Gröpper): Westphalian occupational name for a maker of metal or earthenware vessels, from Middle Low German grope ‘pot’ + agent suffix -er.

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

Similar surnames: Graper, Grover, Cropper, Hopper, Roper, Propper, Kopper, Stopper

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Gropper Family Origin

Where is the Gropper family from?

Gropper Family Occupations

What did your Gropper ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Gropper family was Waiter. Farmer, Laborer and Teamster were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gropper. The most common Gropper occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Gropper's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Teamster

  • Waiter


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

Gropper Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Gropper. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gropper 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Gropper. 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 Gropper. For the veterans among your Gropper ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gropper Life Expectancy

What is the average Gropper lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Gropper life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1981, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Gropper in 1959 was 55, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gropper

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gropper 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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