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Kuiper Name Meaning

Dutch: occupational name for a cooper Middle Dutch cup(e)re.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Kuper, Kiper, Keiper, Kapper, Kupper, Kemper, Kupfer, Kutzer, Kuter

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Where is the Kuiper family from?

You can see how Kuiper families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Kuiper family name was found in the USA, and Scotland between 1880 and 1920. The most Kuiper families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 13 Kuiper families living in Michigan. This was about 68% of all the recorded Kuiper's in USA. Michigan had the highest population of Kuiper families in 1880.
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What did your Kuiper ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Kuiper. 27% of Kuiper men worked as a Farmer and 31% of Kuiper women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kuiper were Salesman and Maid. .

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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
  • Laborer
  • Farm Laborer
  • Salesman

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
  • Clerk
  • Bookkeeper
  • Maid
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Kuiper. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kuiper 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Kuiper. 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 583 military records available for the last name Kuiper. For the veterans among your Kuiper ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Kuiper lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Kuiper life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Kuiper in 1955 was 78, and 84 in 2004.

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