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Peppel Family History

Peppel Name Meaning

German: from a Germanic personal name, Babo, of uncertain origin, possibly from a nursery word.

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

Similar surnames: Poppel, Peppe, Koppel, Oppel, Herpel, Pepper, Popper, Neppl, Deppe

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Where is the Peppel family from?

You can see how Peppel families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Peppel family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1840 and 1920. The most Peppel families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1840 there were 3 Peppel families living in Ohio. This was about 50% of all the recorded Peppel's in the USA. Ohio and 1 other state had the highest population of Peppel families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Peppel surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Peppel ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Peppel. 49% of Peppel men worked as a Farmer and 55% of Peppel women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Peppel were Trucker and Stenographer.

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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
  • Carpenter
  • Electrician
  • Trucker

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
  • Teacher
  • Stenographer
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Peppel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Peppel 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 398 immigration records available for the last name Peppel. 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 563 military records available for the last name Peppel. For the veterans among your Peppel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Peppel lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Peppel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Peppel in 1943 was 43, and 71 in 2004.

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