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Gasper Name Meaning

German: variant of Kaspar (see Casper) Slovenian (Gašper): from the personal name Gašper (see Casper). It may also be a reduced form of the Slovenian patronymics Gašperšic or Gašpercic.

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


Similar surnames: Gaspar, Jasper, Casper, Gaber, Gaster, Garner, Kasper, Kapper, Galler

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Gasper Family Origin

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Gasper Family Occupations

What did your Gasper ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Gasper occupation in the USA was Farmer. 34% of Gasper's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gasper. A less common occupation for the Gasper family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

    34%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Farm Laborer

    5%
  • Carpenter

    4%

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

Gasper Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Gasper. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gasper 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 Gasper. 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 Gasper. For the veterans among your Gasper ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gasper Life Expectancy

What is the average Gasper lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Gasper life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Gasper in 1950 was 48, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gasper

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gasper 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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