Lepp Family History

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Lepp Name Meaning

unflattering nickname from Middle High German lappe ‘coxcomb’, ‘puppy’ (modern German Laffe). habitational name from a place so named near Neuss in the Rhineland.

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

Similar surnames: Klepp, Lapp, Depp, Repp, Lemp, Lein, Lipp, Lepper, Kepp, Happ

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Lepp Family Origin

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Lepp Family Occupations

What did your Lepp ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Lepp family was Keeping House. The most common Lepp occupation in the USA was Farmer. 15% of Lepp's were Farmers. Farmer, Carpenter and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lepp.

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  • Farmer

  • Carpenter

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House


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Lepp Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Lepp. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lepp 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Lepp. 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 Lepp. For the veterans among your Lepp ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lepp Life Expectancy

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Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Lepp life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Lepp in 1961 was 48, and 77 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lepp 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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