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Keup Name Meaning

German: from a short form of the personal name Jacop (see Jacob ).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Keep, Kepp, Kemp, Ketz, Kees, Kamp, Roup, Kaup, Keel, Krepp

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Where is the Keup family from?

You can see how Keup families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Keup family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Keup families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 31 Keup families living in Wisconsin. This was about 58% of all the recorded Keup's in USA. Wisconsin had the highest population of Keup families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Keup surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Keup ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Bookkeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Keup. 38% of Keup men worked as a Farmer and 50% of Keup women worked as a Bookkeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Keup were Farm Laborer and Teacher. .

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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
  • Truck Driver
  • Laborer
  • Farm Laborer

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Bookkeeper
  • Teacher
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Keup. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Keup 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 215 immigration records available for the last name Keup. 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 279 military records available for the last name Keup. For the veterans among your Keup ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Keup lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Keup life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1989, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Keup in 1959 was 36, and 75 in 2004.

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