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Tupper Family History

Tupper Name Meaning
English: occupational name for a herdsman who had charge of rams, from an agent derivative of Middle English to(u)pe ‘ram’ (of uncertain origin).German (Tüpper): occupational name for a potter, from Middle Low German duppe, Rhenish düppen ‘pot’. This is predominantly a Rhineland surname.

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

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44,486 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
9,344 Military Records
4,515 Immigration Records
41,140 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Tupper Families

  • Number of Tupper families
     51 - 99
     18 - 50
     1 - 17
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Tupper families
     95 - 187
     32 - 94
     1 - 31
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Tupper families
     3 - 2
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Tupper Family Origin

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Tupper Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Tupper

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Tupper Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Tupper census records

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Tupper Civil War Service Records

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