Stepper Family History

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Stepper Name Meaning

topographic name for someone who lived near a path or ford, from Middle High German stapf ‘step’, ‘path’. occupational name for an embroiderer or sticher, from Middle High German steppen ‘to stich’, ‘embroider’.

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


Similar surnames: Stopper, Tepper, Stemper, Klepper, Lepper, Steiner, Steer, Pepper

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Stepper Family Origin

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Stepper Family Occupations

What did your Stepper ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Waitress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Stepper. 28% of Stepper men worked as a Laborer and 50% of Stepper women worked as a Waitress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Stepper were Clerk and New Worker

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    28%
  • Farmer
    14%
  • Farm Laborer
    7%
  • Clerk
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Waitress
    50%
  • New Worker
    50%

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

Stepper Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Stepper. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Stepper 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 381 immigration records available for the last name Stepper. 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 825 military records available for the last name Stepper. For the veterans among your Stepper ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Stepper Life Expectancy

What is the average Stepper lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Stepper life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Stepper in 1953 was 64, and 83 in 2004.

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