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Lauper Name Meaning

Swiss German:: from a short form of an ancient Germanic personal name composed of the elements liud ‘people tribe’ + berht ‘famous’. habitational name for someone who lived above or near the Lauben a row of houses and stores with an arcade in front from Middle High German loube ‘arbor bower gallery’.

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


Similar surnames: Laumer, Lauser, Laufer, Lauter, Lauer, Lander, Mauer, Walper, Lauber

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Where is the Lauper family from?

You can see how Lauper families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Lauper family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Lauper families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 2 Lauper families living in British Columbia. This was 100% of all the recorded Lauper's in Canada. British Columbia had the highest population of Lauper families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Lauper surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Lauper ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and School Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Lauper. 43% of Lauper men worked as a Laborer and 100% of Lauper women worked as a School Teacher. .

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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

  • Laborer
    43%
  • Farmer
    27%
  • Farm Laborer
    11%
  • Janitor
    11%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • School Teacher
    100%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Lauper. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lauper 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 362 immigration records available for the last name Lauper. 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 371 military records available for the last name Lauper. For the veterans among your Lauper ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Lauper lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Lauper life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Lauper in 1957 was 52, and 90 in 2004.

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