Hepper Family History

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Hepper Name Meaning

South German: from an agent noun based on Middle High German hepe, heppe ‘curved knife or hook for cutting grapes from the vine’, an occupational name for a vineyard laborer or for someone who made such implements.

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

Similar surnames: Heppe, Heppler, Heppner, Lepper, Hopper, Pepper, Nepper, Tepper

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Hepper Family Origin

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Hepper Family Occupations

What did your Hepper ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Bookbinder were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Hepper. 30% of Hepper men worked as a Farmer and 34% of Hepper women worked as a Bookbinder. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hepper were Barker and Son

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
  • Journalier
  • Laborer
  • Barker

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Bookbinder
  • Actress
  • Journalier
  • Son

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

Hepper Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Hepper. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hepper 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 877 immigration records available for the last name Hepper. 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 540 military records available for the last name Hepper. For the veterans among your Hepper ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hepper Life Expectancy

What is the average Hepper lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Hepper life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Hepper in 1951 was 51, and 87 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hepper

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hepper 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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