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Pepperdine Name Meaning

English (Lincolnshire): habitational name from Upper and Lower Pedwardine in Brampton Bryan (Herefordshire). The placename derives from the Old English personal name Pēoda + Old English worthign ‘enclosure’. The village of Burton Pedwardine in Lincolnshire takes its name from the family who held the manor from at least 1287.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Kenderdine, Pepperman, Pepper, Esterline, Beckerdite, Pellerin

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Where is the Pepperdine family from?

You can see how Pepperdine families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Pepperdine family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Pepperdine families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1840 there were 2 Pepperdine families living in Illinois. This was 100% of all the recorded Pepperdine's in USA. Illinois had the highest population of Pepperdine families in 1840.
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What did your Pepperdine ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the USA named Pepperdine. 31% of Pepperdine men worked as a Farmer. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
  • Salesman
  • Salesman Produce
  • Laborer
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Passenger Lists

There are 283 immigration records available for the last name Pepperdine. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 275 military records available for the last name Pepperdine. For the veterans among your Pepperdine ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Pepperdine lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Pepperdine life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Pepperdine in 1962 was 76, and 71 in 2004.

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