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

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Gropper Family Occupations

What did your Gropper ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Bookkeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Gropper. 23% of Gropper men worked as a Salesman and 13% of Gropper women worked as a Bookkeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Gropper were Manager and Manager

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Salesman
    23%
  • Farmer
    8%
  • Laborer
    6%
  • Manager
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Bookkeeper
    13%
  • Housewife
    10%
  • Housekeeper
    7%
  • Manager
    7%

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

Gropper Historical Records

What Gropper family records will you find?

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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