Kepner Family History

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Kepner Name Meaning

South German: occupational name for a maker of cloaks and hoods, a variant of Kepler. Americanized spelling of Göppner (see Gepner).

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


Similar surnames: Kepler, Kelner, Kerner, Benner, Kempner, Kemner, Depner, Gepner

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Kepner Family Origin

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Kepner Family Occupations

What did your Kepner ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kepner. A less common occupation for the Kepner family was Keeping House. The most common Kepner occupation in the USA was Farmer. 35% of Kepner's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    35%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Carpenter

    6%
  • Keeping House

    5%

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

Kepner Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Kepner Life Expectancy

What is the average Kepner lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Kepner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Kepner in 1953 was 38, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kepner

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kepner 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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James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
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Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
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