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Kaper Name Meaning

Dutch: variant of Capers. Dutch: from kaper ‘pirate’ or ‘privateer’. German: from Czech kapr ‘carp’, hence a nickname for someone thought to resemble the fish.

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


Similar surnames: Kapper, Kauer, Kamer, Kacer, Kater, Kader, Kafer, Koper, Kiper, Kuper

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Kaper Family Origin

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Kaper Family Occupations

What did your Kaper ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Kaper occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Kaper's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Kaper family was Carpenter. Farmer, Laborer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kaper.

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Blacksmith

    7%
  • Carpenter

    7%

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

Kaper Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Kaper. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kaper 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 Kaper

Passenger List

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

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Kaper Life Expectancy

What is the average Kaper lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Kaper life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Kaper in 1963 was 67, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kaper

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kaper 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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