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Depner Name Meaning

German: of uncertain derivation. It may be a habitational name for someone from a place called Depenau, in Schleswig-Holstein (from Middle Low German deep ‘deep’, ‘low’ + owe ‘low-lying field’). Alternatively, it could be an occupational name for a potter (in west central Germany), from an agent derivative of Middle High German düpfen, tüp(p)en ‘pot’.

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


Similar surnames: Denner, Derner, Pepper, Demler, Degler, Benner, Deger, Dupler, Jenner

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Depner Family Origin

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Depner Family Occupations

What did your Depner ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Depner family was Clerk. Farmer, Brick Mason and Cabinet Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Depner. The most common Depner occupation in the USA was Farmer. 20% of Depner's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    20%
  • Brick Mason

    10%
  • Cabinet Maker

    10%
  • Clerk

    10%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Depner ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Depner Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Depner. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Depner census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Depner. 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 Card

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

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Depner Life Expectancy

What is the average Depner lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Depner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Depner in 1953 was 38, and 87 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Depner

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Depner ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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