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Pieper Family History

Pieper Name Meaning
Dutch and North German: occupational name for a piper, Middle Low German piper. Compare German Pfeiffer.In some cases it may derive from Sorbian pipar ‘pepper’ (see Pfeffer).

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

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69,148 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
8,914 Military Records
6,090 Immigration Records
22,617 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Pieper Families

  • Number of Pieper families
     61 - 119
     21 - 60
     1 - 20
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Pieper families
     5 - 8
     2 - 4
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Pieper families
     3 - 3
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Pieper census records

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Census records can tell you little-known facts about your ancestors such as birthplace, occupation and value of personal estate.

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Pieper Family Origin

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The information for this chart came from the U.S. Immigration Collection at Ancestry.com. You can find out where the majority of the Pieper families were living before they immigrated to the U.S and learn where to focus your search for foreign records.

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

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Pieper Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Pieper 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 Pieper

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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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Pieper Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Pieper census records

Census records can offer a lot of little known facts about your Pieper ancestors, such as occupation.

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

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Pieper Civil War Service Records

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You can find out if your ancestors came primarily from the North of the South.

Military records can tell you an ancestor's birthplace, occupation, and even physical description.

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