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Depp Name Meaning

South German: nickname for a maladroit person, from Middle High German tape ‘paw’.

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

Similar surnames: Delp, Lepp, Dapp, Repp, Happ, Deck, Nipp, Deep, Epp, Kepp

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Where is the Depp family from?

You can see how Depp families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Depp family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1840 and 1920. The most Depp families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 3 Depp families living in Kentucky. This was about 43% of all the recorded Depp's in USA. Kentucky had the highest population of Depp families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Depp surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Depp ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Depp. 33% of Depp men worked as a Farmer and 38% of Depp women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Depp were Farm Labor and Clementary Teacher. .

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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
  • Laborer
  • Clerk
  • Farm Labor

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
  • Clerk
  • Housewife
  • Clementary Teacher
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Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Depp. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Depp 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 262 immigration records available for the last name Depp. 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 Depp. For the veterans among your Depp ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Depp lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Depp life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Depp in 1943 was 45, and 78 in 2004.

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