Hepner Family History

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Hepner Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Heppner.

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

Similar surnames: Heppner, Hefner, Hephner, Gepner, Hegner, Kelner, Pepper, Hepler

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Hepner Family Origin

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Hepner Family Occupations

What did your Hepner ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Hepner occupation in Canada was Brush Maker. 50% of Hepner's were Brush Makers. Brush Maker and Farmer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Hepner.

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  • Brush Maker

  • Farmer


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

Hepner Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 13,000 census records available for the last name Hepner. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hepner 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 Hepner. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Hepner. For the veterans among your Hepner ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hepner Life Expectancy

What is the average Hepner lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Hepner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Hepner in 1947 was 41, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hepner

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hepner 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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