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Karper Family History

Karper Name Meaning
German and Jewish (from Poland and Germany): a derivative of Karp. pwh; IGI; AB.

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

12,834 Historical Documents with Karper on Ancestry.com
2,463 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
459 Military Records
688 Immigration Records
4,810 Census and Voter Lists
4,414 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Karper Families

  • Number of Karper families
     24 - 46
     9 - 23
     1 - 8
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Karper families
     7 - 11
     3 - 6
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Karper families
     2 - 1
     2 - 1
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Karper census records

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Karper Family Origin

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

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Karper Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Karper 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 Karper

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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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Karper Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Karper census records

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

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Karper Civil War Service Records

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