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Lepper Family History

Lepper Name Meaning
German and Dutch: occupational name from an agent derivative of Middle High German lappe ‘rag’, ‘cloth’, apparently denoting a cobbler.German: habitational name for someone from Lepp.English: nickname for a person with leprosy, Middle English lepre ‘leper’.

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

99,563 Historical Documents with Lepper on Ancestry.com
27,110 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
2,855 Military Records
2,415 Immigration Records
19,262 Census and Voter Lists
47,921 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Lepper Families

  • Number of Lepper families
     34 - 66
     12 - 33
     1 - 11
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Lepper families
     37 - 72
     13 - 36
     1 - 12
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Lepper families
     4 - 6
     2 - 3
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Lepper census records

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Lepper Family Origin

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Lepper Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Lepper

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Lepper Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Lepper census records

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Lepper Civil War Service Records

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