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Keiper Name Meaning

occupational name for a fisherman, from Middle High German keiper ‘fisherman’, ‘fish netter’, found in the Upper German dialects, but also in Prussian, keip ‘weir’ (fish trap) (see Keip) may be the source of the name. variant of Keuper, itself a variant of Käufer (see Kaufer) or of Küpper (see Kupper); this is a frequent surname in the lower Rhine area.

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


Similar surnames: Kiper, Kemper, Keiler, Kerper, Pepper, Kelner, Keifer, Keiner, Weiher

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Keiper Family Origin

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Keiper Family Occupations

What did your Keiper ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Carpenter and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Keiper. The most common Keiper occupation in the USA was Farmer. 17% of Keiper's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Keiper family was Laborer.

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  • Farmer

    17%
  • Carpenter

    13%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Laborer

    5%

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

Keiper Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Keiper Life Expectancy

What is the average Keiper lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Keiper life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Keiper in 1957 was 47, and 75 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Keiper 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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