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Peeper Family History

Peeper Name Meaning
Probably a variant of Dutch Peper, a metonymic occupational name for a spice merchant, from peper ‘pepper’.Respelling of North German Pieper 1, a Low German form of Pfeiffer.

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

8,540 Historical Documents with Peeper on Ancestry.com
2,013 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
256 Military Records
217 Immigration Records
2,580 Census and Voter Lists
3,474 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Peeper Families

  • Number of Peeper families
     8 - 13
     3 - 7
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Peeper last name
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Peeper last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Peeper census records

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Peeper Family Origin

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Peeper Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Peeper

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Peeper Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Peeper census records

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Peeper Civil War Service Records

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