Depperschmidt Family History

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Depperschmidt Name Meaning

German: occupational name for a blacksmith who made metal pots (as opposed to a potter who made clay pots), from an unrounded form of Middle Low German döpper ‘potter’ + Schmied.

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

Similar surnames: Messerschmidt, Hammerschmidt, Schmidt, Coopersmith, Goldschmidt

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Depperschmidt Family Origin

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Depperschmidt Family Occupations

What did your Depperschmidt ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Depperschmidt. 44% of Depperschmidt men worked as a Farmer and 34% of Depperschmidt women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Depperschmidt were Waiter and Housewife

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Waiter

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
  • Housework
  • Housewife

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

Depperschmidt Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Depperschmidt. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Depperschmidt 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 69 immigration records available for the last name Depperschmidt. 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 139 military records available for the last name Depperschmidt. For the veterans among your Depperschmidt ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Depperschmidt Life Expectancy

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Average Depperschmidt life expectancy in 2001 was 97 years. This was higher than the general public life expectancy which was 74.

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