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Dupper Name Meaning

German:: nickname from Middle High German dupper ‘idiot’. (Düpper): variant of the occupational name Tüpper ‘potter’ (see Tupper ).

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


Similar surnames: Dupler, Tupper, Kupper, Dumler, Kapper, Hopper, Lepper, Depner

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Where is the Dupper family from?

You can see how Dupper families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Dupper family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Dupper families were found in USA in 1920. In 1840 there was 1 Dupper family living in Massachusetts. This was 100% of all the recorded Dupper's in USA. Massachusetts had the highest population of Dupper families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Dupper surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Dupper ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Secretary were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Dupper. 30% of Dupper men worked as a Farmer and 22% of Dupper women worked as a Secretary. Some less common occupations for Americans named Dupper were Clerk and Waitress. .

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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
    30%
  • Laborer
    17%
  • Salesman
    17%
  • Clerk
    13%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Secretary
    22%
  • Housekeeper
    22%
  • Packer
    15%
  • Waitress
    15%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Dupper. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dupper 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 449 immigration records available for the last name Dupper. 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 259 military records available for the last name Dupper. For the veterans among your Dupper ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Dupper lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Dupper life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1988, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Dupper in 1956 was 63, and 72 in 2004.

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