Loper Family History

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Loper Name Meaning

Dutch and North German (Löper): occupational name for a messenger or for someone who made excursions into the woods (see Looper).

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

Similar surnames: Loeper, Looper, Roper, Koper, Loder, Lober, Loyer, Sloper, Piper

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Loper Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Loper name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Loper. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


  • Norway


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Loper Family Origin

Where is the Loper family from?

Loper Family Occupations

What did your Loper ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Loper family was Farm Laborer. The most common Loper occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Loper's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Loper.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Farm Laborer


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

Loper Historical Records

What Loper family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 36,000 census records available for the last name Loper. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Loper 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Loper. 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 8,000 military records available for the last name Loper. For the veterans among your Loper ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Loper Life Expectancy

What is the average Loper lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Loper life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Loper in 1946 was 46, and 73 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Loper 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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