Peper Family History

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Peper Name Meaning

North German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Pepper. Dutch: metonymic occupational name for a spicer, from Middle Dutch pe(e)per ‘pepper’.

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

Similar surnames: Pepper, Peeper, Pieper, Piper, Paper, Peer, Peter, Speer, Teper

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Peper Family Origin

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Peper Family Occupations

What did your Peper ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Farmer and Laborer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Peper. The most common Peper occupation in Canada was Farmer. 50% of Peper's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer


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

Peper Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 13,000 census records available for the last name Peper. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Peper 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Peper. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Peper. For the veterans among your Peper ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Peper Life Expectancy

What is the average Peper lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Peper life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Peper in 1944 was 28, and 66 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Peper 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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