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Sapper Name Meaning

Southern German: probably from an agent derivative of Middle High German sappen ‘to walk away awkwardly’; ‘to gather or acquire’, hence a nickname for someone with a slow, clumsy gait, or a greedy person.

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


Similar surnames: Tapper, Kapper, Klapper, Napper, Lepper, Kipper, Capper, Speer

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Sapper Family Origin

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Sapper Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    31%
  • Carpenter

    13%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Carver

    6%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Sapper family was Carver. Farmer, Carpenter and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sapper. The most common Sapper occupation in the USA was Farmer. 31% of Sapper's were Farmers.

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Sapper Historical Records

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Sapper Life Expectancy

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