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Zipper Family History

Zipper Name Meaning
Jewish (Ashkenazic): metronymic from a short form of the female Biblical name Zipporah, meaning ‘bird’ (Exodus 2:21).German: vernacular form of the personal name Cyprianus. JXE.East German (of Slavic origin): occupational name for a thresher, from Sorbian cepar.

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

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Name Distribution of Zipper Families

  • Number of Zipper families
     11 - 19
     4 - 10
     1 - 3
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Zipper families
     3 - 3
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Zipper last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Zipper Family Origin

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Zipper Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Zipper

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Zipper Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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