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Heppe Name Meaning

German: vowel variant of Happe .

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


Similar surnames: Hepper, Happe, Happ, Hoppe, Lepper, Huppe, Happel, Helle, Pepper

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Where is the Heppe family from?

You can see how Heppe families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Heppe family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Heppe families were found in USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 47 Heppe families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 31% of all the recorded Heppe's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Heppe families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Heppe surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Heppe ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Heppe. 31% of Heppe men worked as a Farmer and 28% of Heppe women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Heppe were Truck Driver and File Clerk. .

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

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    31%
  • Laborer
    15%
  • Clerk
    11%
  • Truck Driver
    11%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Clerk
    28%
  • Maid
    19%
  • Stenographer
    19%
  • File Clerk
    19%
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What Heppe family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Heppe. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Heppe census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 644 immigration records available for the last name Heppe. 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 Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Heppe. For the veterans among your Heppe ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Heppe lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Heppe life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Heppe in 1959 was 67, and 75 in 2004.

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