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Heppe Family History

Heppe Name Meaning
German and Dutch: metonymic occupational name for a vineyard laborer, from Middle High German hepe, heppe ‘curved knife used to cut grapes from the vine’.

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

14,745 Historical Documents with Heppe on Ancestry.com
6,064 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
862 Military Records
603 Immigration Records
2,965 Census and Voter Lists
4,251 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Heppe Families

  • Number of Heppe families
     18 - 33
     7 - 17
     1 - 6
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Heppe families
     3 - 2
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Heppe last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Heppe census records

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Heppe Family Origin

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The information for this chart came from the U.S. Immigration Collection at Ancestry.com. You can find out where the majority of the Heppe families were living before they immigrated to the U.S and learn where to focus your search for foreign records.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival, and destination.

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Heppe Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Heppe families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival and destination.

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Average Life Expectancy for Heppe

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Heppe Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Heppe census records

Census records can offer a lot of little known facts about your Heppe ancestors, such as occupation.

Occupation can tell you about your ancestors' social status and economic status.

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Heppe Civil War Service Records

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You can find out if your ancestors came primarily from the North of the South.

Military records can tell you an ancestor's birthplace, occupation, and even physical description.

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