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Kepp Family History

Kepp Name Meaning

German: from the personal name Kaspar. Probably an altered spelling of German Köpp(e) (see Koepp).

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


Similar surnames: Kapp, Keep, Lepp, Kipp, Kopp, Klepp, Kemp, Repp, Keip, Tepp

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Where is the Kepp family from?

You can see how Kepp families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Kepp family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Kepp families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 2 Kepp families living in New York. This was about 40% of all the recorded Kepp's in USA. New York and 1 other state had the highest population of Kepp families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Kepp surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Kepp ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Kepp. 17% of Kepp men worked as a Farmer and 22% of Kepp women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kepp were Salesman and Waitress. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    17%
  • Laborer
    14%
  • Truck Driver
    10%
  • Salesman
    8%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    22%
  • Stenographer
    13%
  • Maid
    10%
  • Waitress
    10%
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Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Kepp. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kepp census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 668 immigration records available for the last name Kepp. 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 Cards

There are 631 military records available for the last name Kepp. For the veterans among your Kepp ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Kepp lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Kepp life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1981, and highest in 1977. The average life expectancy for Kepp in 1957 was 48, and 74 in 2004.

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