Hamper Family History

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Hamper Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a maker or seller of goblets, from Old French hanapier. German and Dutch: from the Germanic personal name Hambert, composed of either haim, heim ‘home’ or hagan ‘enclosure’, ‘protected place’ + berht ‘bright’, ‘famous’.

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

Similar surnames: Hampe, Hamer, Hammer, Happel, Happe, Walper, Harper, Hayer, Paper

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Hamper Family Origin

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Hamper Family Occupations

What did your Hamper ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Hamper occupation in the USA was Farmer. 14% of Hamper's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Hamper family was House Keeper. Farmer, Farm Laborer and Gardening were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hamper.

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  • Farmer

  • Farm Laborer

  • Gardening

  • House Keeper


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

Hamper Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Hamper. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hamper 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Hamper. 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 724 military records available for the last name Hamper. For the veterans among your Hamper ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hamper Life Expectancy

What is the average Hamper lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Hamper life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 1975. The average life expectancy for Hamper in 1953 was 51, and 68 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hamper

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hamper 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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