Kieper Family History

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Kieper Name Meaning

from the medieval personal name Kiepert, an altered form of Gebhardt. It has also been suggested that it is from an agent derivative of Low German Kiep(e), which denotes a basket designed to be carried slung across the back, hence an occupational name for a basket maker or peddler.

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


Similar surnames: Kiper, Kiefer, Kieser, Ripper, Kimmer, Pieper, Rieber, Leeper

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Kieper Family Origin

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Kieper Family Occupations

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  • Coal Miner

    14%
  • Dress Making

    14%
  • Farming

    14%
  • Keeping House

    14%

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In 1880, Coal Miner, Dress Making and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kieper. A less common occupation for the Kieper family was Keeping House. The most common Kieper occupation in the USA was Coal Miner. 14% of Kieper's were Coal Miners.

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Kieper Historical Records

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Kieper Life Expectancy

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