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Peppe Family History

Peppe Name Meaning

Italian: from a short form of the personal name Giuseppe. Dutch: from Peppo, a pet form of a Germanic personal name.

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

Similar surnames: Pepe, Deppe, Poppe, Seppi, Peppel, Pepper, Tepp, Pee, Hippe, Penne

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Where is the Peppe family from?

You can see how Peppe families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Peppe family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Peppe families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 9 Peppe families living in Ohio. This was about 56% of all the recorded Peppe's in the USA. Ohio had the highest population of Peppe families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Peppe surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Peppe ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Peppe. 27% of Peppe men worked as a Laborer and 50% of Peppe women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Peppe were Proprietor and Operator.

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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
  • Operator
  • Carpenter
  • Proprietor

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
  • Operator
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What Peppe family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Peppe. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Peppe 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 457 immigration records available for the last name Peppe. 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 369 military records available for the last name Peppe. For the veterans among your Peppe ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Peppe lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2003, in the United States, Peppe life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Peppe in 1955 was 44, and 89 in 2003.

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