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Neeper Family History

Neeper Name Meaning

Probably an altered spelling of German Nieper, from the Germanic personal name Nidperht, based on an element cognate with Old High German nit ‘hostility’, ‘hatred’.

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


Similar surnames: Nepper, Peeper, Neeser, Nesser, Neller, Seeger, Nester, Hepper

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Where is the Neeper family from?

You can see how Neeper families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Neeper family name was found in the USA, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Neeper families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 5 Neeper families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 71% of all the recorded Neeper's in the USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Neeper families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Neeper surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Neeper ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Saleslady were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Neeper. 54% of Neeper men worked as a Farmer and 28% of Neeper women worked as a Saleslady. Some less common occupations for Americans named Neeper were Teacher and Beautician.

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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
    54%
  • Laborer
    40%
  • Teacher
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Saleslady
    28%
  • Housewife
    19%
  • Teacher
    19%
  • Beautician
    19%
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What Neeper family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Neeper. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Neeper 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 122 immigration records available for the last name Neeper. 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 566 military records available for the last name Neeper. For the veterans among your Neeper ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Neeper lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Neeper life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Neeper in 1952 was 67, and 89 in 2004.

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