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Scheper Name Meaning

North German and Dutch: occupational name from Middle Dutch, Middle Low German scheper ‘shepherd’. Dutch: occupational name for a tailor, from Middle Dutch scheper ‘maker’.

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


Similar surnames: Scheer, Scheuer, Scherer, Schleper, Scheler, Scheerer, Schepper

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Scheper Family Origin

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Scheper Family Occupations

What did your Scheper ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Scheper occupation in the USA was Farmer. 22% of Scheper's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Scheper family was Hotel Keeper. Farmer, Cigar Maker and Grocer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Scheper.

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  • Farmer

    22%
  • Cigar Maker

    11%
  • Grocer

    11%
  • Hotel Keeper

    11%

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

Scheper Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Scheper. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Scheper 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Scheper. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Scheper. For the veterans among your Scheper ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Scheper Life Expectancy

What is the average Scheper lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2003, in the United States, Scheper life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1980. The average life expectancy for Scheper in 1958 was 36, and 78 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Scheper

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Scheper 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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