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Schepper Family History

Schepper Name Meaning

North German: variant of Schipper 1. Dutch: variant of Scheper 2.

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


Similar surnames: Scheper, Schipper, Schepers, Schermer, Schoppe, Scheer, Scheffer

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Where is the Schepper family from?

You can see how Schepper families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Schepper family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Schepper families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 6 Schepper families living in Saskatchewan. This was about 86% of all the recorded Schepper's in Canada. Saskatchewan had the highest population of Schepper families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Schepper surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Schepper ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Schepper. 25% of Schepper men worked as a Farmer and 30% of Schepper women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Schepper were Wood Worker and Housework.

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

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    25%
  • Machinist
    15%
  • Laborer
    9%
  • Wood Worker
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    30%
  • Clerk
    25%
  • Stenographer
    15%
  • Housework
    10%
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What Schepper family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Schepper. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Schepper 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 976 immigration records available for the last name Schepper. 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 337 military records available for the last name Schepper. For the veterans among your Schepper ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Schepper lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Schepper life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Schepper in 1960 was 47, and 89 in 2004.

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