Pieper Family History

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Pieper Name Meaning

Dutch and North German: occupational name for a piper, Middle Low German piper. Compare German Pfeiffer. In some cases it may derive from Sorbian pipar ‘pepper’ (see Pfeffer).

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


Similar surnames: Piper, Peeper, Peper, Pepper, Kieper, Bieber, Piker, Piehler, Zieser

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Pieper Family Origin

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Pieper Family Occupations

What did your Pieper ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Carpenter and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Pieper. A less common occupation for the Pieper family was Blacksmith. The most common Pieper occupation in the USA was Farmer. 35% of Pieper's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    35%
  • Carpenter

    5%
  • Laborer

    4%
  • Blacksmith

    2%

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

Pieper Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Pieper. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pieper 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Pieper. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Pieper. For the veterans among your Pieper ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Pieper Life Expectancy

What is the average Pieper lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Pieper life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Pieper in 1942 was 56, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Pieper

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Pieper 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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