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Deppe Family History

Deppe Name Meaning

North German: from a pet form of the personal name Detbern, composed of the elements theudo ‘people’, ‘race’ + ber(n) ‘bear’.

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


Similar surnames: Peppe, Huppe, Pepper, Dede, Heppe, Koppe, Deike, Hoppe, Dippel

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Where is the Deppe family from?

You can see how Deppe families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Deppe family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Deppe families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 2 Deppe families living in Ohio. This was 100% of all the recorded Deppe's in the USA. Ohio had the highest population of Deppe families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Deppe surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Deppe ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Deppe. 24% of Deppe men worked as a Farmer and 14% of Deppe women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Deppe were Clerk and Typist.

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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
    24%
  • Laborer
    17%
  • Salesman
    7%
  • Clerk
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    14%
  • Stenographer
    12%
  • Clerk
    10%
  • Typist
    7%
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Census Records

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Deppe. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Deppe 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 Deppe. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Deppe. For the veterans among your Deppe ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Deppe lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Deppe life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Deppe in 1949 was 50, and 78 in 2004.

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