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Zipper Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): metronymic from a short form of the female Biblical name Zipporah, meaning ‘bird’ (Exodus 2:21). German: vernacular form of the personal name Cyprianus. East German (of Slavic origin): occupational name for a thresher, from Sorbian cepar.

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


Similar surnames: Kipper, Tipper, Tippen, Lipper, Pepper, Kopper, Kupper, Popper

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Zipper Family Origin

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Zipper Family Occupations

What did your Zipper ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Zipper occupation in the USA was Painter. 40% of Zipper's were Painters. Painter, At Home and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Zipper. A less common occupation for the Zipper family was Physician.

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  • Painter

    40%
  • At Home

    20%
  • Farmer

    20%
  • Physician

    20%

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Zipper Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Zipper. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Zipper 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 844 immigration records available for the last name Zipper. 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 Zipper. For the veterans among your Zipper ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Zipper Life Expectancy

What is the average Zipper lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Zipper life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Zipper in 1964 was 47, and 93 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Zipper 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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