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Kerper Name Meaning

German: habitational name for someone from one of the places, in the Rhineland and former East Prussia, called Kerpen. German: variant of Körper (see Korber). Jewish (Ashkenazic): see Karp.

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


Similar surnames: Kemper, Kerner, Kerker, Pepper, Klepper, Gerner, Keiper, Berner

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Kerper Family Origin

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Kerper Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    14%
  • Laborer

    14%
  • Carpenter

    6%
  • Currier

    6%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kerper. A less common occupation for the Kerper family was Currier. The most common Kerper occupation in the USA was Farmer. 14% of Kerper's were Farmers.

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Kerper Historical Records

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Kerper Life Expectancy

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