Kepler Family History

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Kepler Name Meaning

German: occupational name for a maker of cloaks and hoods, from an agent noun from Middle High German kappe ‘hooded cloak’ (see Kapp).

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

Similar surnames: Kemler, Keiler, Keller, Kepner, Keeler, Kegler, Kugler, Kempler

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Kepler Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Kepler name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Kepler. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


  • Norway


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Kepler Family Origin

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Kepler Family Occupations

What did your Kepler ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Kepler occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Kepler's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kepler. A less common occupation for the Kepler family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer

  • Carpenter


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

Kepler Historical Records

What Kepler family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 19,000 census records available for the last name Kepler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kepler 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 Kepler. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Kepler. For the veterans among your Kepler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kepler Life Expectancy

What is the average Kepler lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Kepler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Kepler in 1945 was 41, and 76 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kepler 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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