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

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Blacksmith

    7%
  • Carpenter

    7%

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

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Kaper Historical Records

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Kaper Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1963 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kaper

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