Hupfer Family History

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Hupfer Name Meaning

South German (also Hüpfer): nickname for a restless individual or an occupational name for a fairground entertainer, from German Hüpfer ‘hopper’, ‘jumper’ (at fairs), an agent derivative of Middle High German hupfen ‘to hop, skip, or jump’.

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


Similar surnames: Hopfer, Kupfer, Hopper, Huffer, Kapfer, Hudler, Dupler, Hepper

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Hupfer Family Origin

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Hupfer Family Occupations

What did your Hupfer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Hupfer family was Blacksmith. Farmer, Works In The Glendale Mill and Baker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hupfer. The most common Hupfer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 13% of Hupfer's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    13%
  • Works In The Glendale Mill

    13%
  • Baker

    6%
  • Blacksmith

    6%

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

Hupfer Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Hupfer Life Expectancy

What is the average Hupfer lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Hupfer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Hupfer in 1959 was 54, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hupfer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hupfer 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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