Heppner Family History

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Heppner Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a dealer in hops, variant of Hoeppner. German: occupational name for a vineyard worker or for a maker of implements for cutting grapes from the vine (see Hepper).

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

Similar surnames: Heppler, Hepper, Hoeppner, Hepner, Pepper, Hoepfner, Hopper, Tepper

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Heppner Family Origin

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Heppner Family Occupations

What did your Heppner ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Shoe Maker and Baker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Heppner. The most common Heppner occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Heppner's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Heppner family was Brass Finisher.

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  • Farmer

  • Shoe Maker

  • Baker

  • Brass Finisher


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

Heppner Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Heppner. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Heppner 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 Heppner. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Heppner. For the veterans among your Heppner ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Heppner Life Expectancy

What is the average Heppner lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Heppner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Heppner in 1952 was 44, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Heppner

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Heppner 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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