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Jasper Name Meaning

North German: from a variant of the personal name Kaspar. English (Devon and Cornwall): from the personal name Jasper, cognate with 1.

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


Similar surnames: Jaster, Gasper, Casper, Jarmer, Kapper, Jaspers, Asper, Maser, Paper

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Jasper Family Origin

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Jasper Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Carpenter

    14%
  • Couturiere

    10%
  • Labourer

    10%

In 1881, Farmer, Carpenter and Couturiere were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Jasper. The most common Jasper occupation in Canada was Farmer. 33% of Jasper's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Jasper family was Labourer.

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Jasper Historical Records

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Jasper Life Expectancy

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