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Nepner Family History

Nepner Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Depner, Nepper, Gepner, Neuner, Kepner, Hepner, Berner, Jenner

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Where is the Nepner family from?

You can see how Nepner families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Nepner family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Nepner families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 6 Nepner families living in Illinois. This was 100% of all the recorded Nepner's in the USA. Illinois had the highest population of Nepner families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Nepner surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Nepner ancestors do for a living?

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Nepner ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

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Census Records

There are 33 census records available for the last name Nepner. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Nepner 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 4 immigration records available for the last name Nepner. 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 1 military records available for the last name Nepner. For the veterans among your Nepner ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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