Leeper Family History

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Leeper Name Meaning

from Middle English le(a)pere, an occupational name for a basket maker (from Old English leap ‘basket’). occupational name or nickname for a dancer, runner, or courier (Old English hleapere).

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


Similar surnames: Lepper, Leep, Sleeper, Pepper, Ledger, Lemer, Meeker, Keiper, Neeper

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Leeper Family Origin

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Leeper Family Occupations

What did your Leeper ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Leeper. 82% of Leeper men worked as a Farmer

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    82%
  • Taxi Driver
    10%
  • Laborer
    10%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Leeper Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 29,000 census records available for the last name Leeper. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Leeper 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Leeper. 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 7,000 military records available for the last name Leeper. For the veterans among your Leeper ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Leeper Life Expectancy

What is the average Leeper lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Leeper life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Leeper in 1946 was 43, and 77 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Leeper ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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