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Jasper Family History

Jasper Name Meaning
North German: from a variant of the personal name Kaspar.English (Devon and Cornwall): from the personal name Jasper, cognate with 1.

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

393,992 Historical Documents with Jasper on Ancestry.com
105,840 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
10,446 Military Records
4,948 Immigration Records
63,297 Census and Voter Lists
209,461 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Jasper Families

  • Number of Jasper families
     55 - 107
     19 - 54
     1 - 18
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Jasper families
     152 - 302
     51 - 151
     1 - 50
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Jasper families
     2 - 1
     2 - 1
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Jasper census records

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Jasper Family Origin

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Jasper Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Jasper

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Jasper Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Jasper census records

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Jasper Civil War Service Records

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