Kapper Family History

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Kapper Name Meaning

North German and Dutch: from a variant of the personal name Kaspar. German: occupational name, from an agent derivative of Middle High German kappen ‘to caponize or castrate (chickens)’. Dutch: variant of Kaper.

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


Similar surnames: Kupper, Kappers, Tapper, Klapper, Kapfer, Napper, Kappel, Kopper

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Kapper Family Origin

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Kapper Family Occupations

What did your Kapper ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Kapper family was Gardener. Farmer, Barber and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kapper. The most common Kapper occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Kapper's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Barber

    13%
  • Blacksmith

    13%
  • Gardener

    13%

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

Kapper Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Kapper. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kapper 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 Kapper. 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 585 military records available for the last name Kapper. For the veterans among your Kapper ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kapper Life Expectancy

What is the average Kapper lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2003, in the United States, Kapper life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Kapper in 1956 was 52, and 76 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kapper

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kapper 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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