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

What did your Kieper ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Kieper.

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer

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Kieper Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Kieper. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kieper 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 527 immigration records available for the last name Kieper. 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 431 military records available for the last name Kieper. For the veterans among your Kieper ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kieper Life Expectancy

What is the average Kieper lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Kieper life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1990, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Kieper in 1958 was 65, and 92 in 2004.

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