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Kuipers Family History

Kuipers Name Meaning

Dutch: patronymic from Kuiper.

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

Similar surnames: Kuypers, Kuyper, Kappers, Kiper, Kuiper, Miers, Keepers, Kuker

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Where is the Kuipers family from?

You can see how Kuipers families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Kuipers family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Kuipers families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 23 Kuipers families living in Michigan. This was about 35% of all the recorded Kuipers's in the USA. Michigan had the highest population of Kuipers families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Kuipers surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Kuipers ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housework were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Kuipers. 30% of Kuipers men worked as a Farmer and 29% of Kuipers women worked as a Housework. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kuipers were Farm Operator and Laundress.

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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
  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Farm Operator

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housework
  • Clerk
  • Housewife
  • Laundress
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Kuipers. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kuipers 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Kuipers. 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 575 military records available for the last name Kuipers. For the veterans among your Kuipers ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Kuipers lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Kuipers life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1963, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Kuipers in 1963 was 54, and 84 in 2004.

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