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Kaspar Name Meaning

German, Czech (Kašpar), Slovak (Gašpar), and Slovenian (Kaspar and Kašpar): from the personal name Kaspar, Kašpar, which was especially popular in central Europe up to the 18th century. From Persian kaehbaed, khazana-dar, or ganjvaer, all meaning ‘treasure bearer’, it was ascribed by popular tradition in Europe to one of the three Magi. The supposed remains of the Magi were taken in the 12th century from Constantinople to Cologne, where they became objects of veneration. See also Baltazar and Melchior.

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


Similar surnames: Casper, Gaspar, Kasper, Kaspari, Kastor, Kaska, Gasper, Kasparek

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Kaspar Family Origin

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Kaspar Family Occupations

What did your Kaspar ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Kaspar family was Cabinetmaker. The most common Kaspar occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Kaspar's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kaspar.

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Blacksmith

    4%
  • Cabinetmaker

    4%

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Kaspar Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Kaspar Life Expectancy

What is the average Kaspar lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Kaspar life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Kaspar in 1955 was 30, and 80 in 2004.

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