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Loper Family History

Loper Name Meaning
Dutch and North German (Löper): occupational name for a messenger or for someone who made excursions into the woods (see Looper).

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

194,344 Historical Documents with Loper on Ancestry.com
33,637 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
7,658 Military Records
2,811 Immigration Records
34,957 Census and Voter Lists
115,281 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Loper Families

  • Number of Loper families
     60 - 117
     21 - 59
     1 - 20
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Loper families
     17 - 31
     6 - 16
     1 - 5
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Loper last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Loper census records

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Loper Family Origin

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Loper Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Loper

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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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Loper Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Loper census records

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Loper Civil War Service Records

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