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Eppinger Name Meaning

German: habitational name for someone from Epping in Alsace or Eppingen in Baden; compare Epping .

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


Similar surnames: Epping, Ensinger, Ehinger, Supinger, Coppinger, Ehlinger, Emfinger

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Where is the Eppinger family from?

You can see how Eppinger families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Eppinger family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Eppinger families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 3 Eppinger families living in Georgia. This was 100% of all the recorded Eppinger's in USA. Georgia had the highest population of Eppinger families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Eppinger surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Eppinger ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Eppinger. 21% of Eppinger men worked as a Laborer and 18% of Eppinger women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Eppinger were Farm Laborer and Maid. .

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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

  • Laborer
    21%
  • Farmer
    19%
  • Salesman
    10%
  • Farm Laborer
    5%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    18%
  • Cook
    12%
  • Stenographer
    12%
  • Maid
    9%
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Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Eppinger. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Eppinger census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Eppinger. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Eppinger. For the veterans among your Eppinger ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Eppinger lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Eppinger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1965. The average life expectancy for Eppinger in 1956 was 39, and 62 in 2004.

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