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Pepi Name Meaning

Italian: patronymic from Pepe, a pet form of Giuseppe (see Joseph), or from pepe ‘pepper’, as a nickname for a spirited or highly active person. Greek: patronymic from Albanian Pepa, a pet form of the personal name Petros (see Peter). Greek: alternatively, perhaps a metronymic from Aromanian Pepa, a pet form of the female personal name Despina. Greek: possibly also a patronymic from Italian Pepi, a pet form of Giuseppe (see 1 above).

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


Similar surnames: Papi, Pepe, Peri, Pero, Pepin, Seppi, Tepp, Pech, Peet, Pupa

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Where is the Pepi family from?

You can see how Pepi families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Pepi family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Pepi families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 7 Pepi families living in Texas. This was about 70% of all the recorded Pepi's in the USA. Texas had the highest population of Pepi families in 1880.
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What did your Pepi ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Pepi. 48% of Pepi men worked as a Laborer and 39% of Pepi women worked as an Operator. Some less common occupations for Americans named Pepi were Waiter and Fennisher.

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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

  • Laborer
    48%
  • Tile Setter
    22%
  • New Worker
    11%
  • Waiter
    11%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Operator
    39%
  • Housewife
    31%
  • Machine Operator
    16%
  • Fennisher
    16%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Pepi. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pepi 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 782 immigration records available for the last name Pepi. 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 375 military records available for the last name Pepi. For the veterans among your Pepi ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Pepi lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Pepi life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1985, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Pepi in 1961 was 49, and 84 in 2004.

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