Peeper Family History

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Peeper Name Meaning

Probably a variant of Dutch Peper, a metonymic occupational name for a spice merchant, from peper ‘pepper’. Respelling of North German Pieper 1, a Low German form of Pfeiffer.

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

Similar surnames: Pepper, Pieper, Peper, Peeler, Neeper, Tepper, Lepper, Popper, Seeger

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Peeper Family Origin

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Peeper Family Occupations

What did your Peeper ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housework were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Peeper. 10% of Peeper men worked as a Farmer and 16% of Peeper women worked as a Housework. Some less common occupations for Americans named Peeper were Truck Driver and Stenographer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Clerk
  • Proprietor
  • Truck Driver

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housework
  • Clerk
  • Secretary
  • Stenographer

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

Peeper Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Peeper. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Peeper 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 248 immigration records available for the last name Peeper. 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 264 military records available for the last name Peeper. For the veterans among your Peeper ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Peeper Life Expectancy

What is the average Peeper lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2003, in the United States, Peeper life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Peeper in 1961 was 56, and 91 in 2003.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Peeper 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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