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Hoeper Name Meaning

North German (Höper): topographic name from hop(e) ‘raised ground in a bog’, or ‘bog’, or a habitational name from any of various places named with this word.

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


Similar surnames: Hoefer, Hope, Holter, Horner, Loeper, Hopper, Hoeger, Hohner, Hoster

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Hoeper Family Origin

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Hoeper Family Occupations

What did your Hoeper ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Brass Molder and Brass Moulder were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hoeper. A less common occupation for the Hoeper family was Keeps House. The most common Hoeper occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Hoeper's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Brass Molder

    20%
  • Brass Moulder

    20%
  • Keeps House

    20%

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

Hoeper Historical Records

What Hoeper family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Hoeper. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hoeper census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Hoeper

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Hoeper. 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 Hoeper. For the veterans among your Hoeper ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hoeper Life Expectancy

What is the average Hoeper lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Hoeper life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Hoeper in 1960 was 35, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hoeper

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hoeper 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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