Lepper Family History

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Lepper Name Meaning

German and Dutch: occupational name from an agent derivative of Middle High German lappe ‘rag’, ‘cloth’, apparently denoting a cobbler. German: habitational name for someone from Lepp. English: nickname for a person with leprosy, Middle English lepre ‘leper’.

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

Similar surnames: Klepper, Pepper, Hepper, Nepper, Leeper, Depner, Tepper, Lipper

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Lepper Family Origin

Where is the Lepper family from?

Lepper Family Occupations

What did your Lepper ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lepper. The most common Lepper occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Lepper's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Lepper family was Cabinet Maker.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Cabinet Maker


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Lepper ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Lepper Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 19,000 census records available for the last name Lepper. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lepper 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Lepper. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Lepper. For the veterans among your Lepper ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lepper Life Expectancy

What is the average Lepper lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Lepper life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Lepper in 1953 was 50, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lepper

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lepper 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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