Serpe Family History

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Serpe Name Meaning

Italian and Portuguese: nickname from serpe ‘serpent’, ‘reptile’. French: metonymic occupational name for a maker or seller of scythes and similar implements, from Old French sarpe (hypercorrected to serpe) ‘scythe’, ‘sickle’.

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


Similar surnames: Serge, Sepe, Strope, Berge, Serio, Serie, Serpa, Pere, Serra, Sorge

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Serpe Family Origin

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Serpe Family Occupations

What did your Serpe ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Machine Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Serpe. 15% of Serpe men worked as a Laborer and 10% of Serpe women worked as a Machine Operator. Some less common occupations for Americans named Serpe were New Worker and Bookkeeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    15%
  • Longshoreman
    5%
  • Mechanic
    5%
  • New Worker
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Machine Operator
    10%
  • Clerk
    7%
  • Housewife
    7%
  • Bookkeeper
    4%

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

Serpe Historical Records

What Serpe family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Serpe. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Serpe 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Serpe. 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 312 military records available for the last name Serpe. For the veterans among your Serpe ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Serpe Life Expectancy

What is the average Serpe lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Serpe life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1984, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Serpe in 1958 was 57, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Serpe

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Serpe 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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