Heppe Name Meaning

German and Dutch: metonymic occupational name for a vineyard laborer, from Middle High German hepe, heppe ‘curved knife used to cut grapes from the vine’.

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

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Heppe Family Origin

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Heppe Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    17%
  • Keeping House

    10%
  • Confectioner

    7%
  • Laborer

    7%

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Confectioner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Heppe. The most common Heppe occupation in the USA was Farmer. 17% of Heppe's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Heppe family was Laborer.

Source: Census data for Heppe | Data not to scale

Heppe Historical Records

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Heppe Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1959 and 2004, Heppe life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Heppe in 1959 was 67, and 75 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Heppe

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