Propper Family History

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Propper Name Meaning

North German (Pröpper): variant of Proffer or Propp, with the addition of the agent suffix -er.

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


Similar surnames: Gropper, Roper, Popper, Hopper, Pepper, Ripper, Opper, Poppert

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Propper Family Origin

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Propper Family Occupations

What did your Propper ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Propper occupation in the USA was Brick & Stone Mason. 14% of Propper's were Brick & Stone Masons. Brick & Stone Mason, Cooper and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Propper. A less common occupation for the Propper family was Keeps Hotel.

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  • Brick & Stone Mason

    14%
  • Cooper

    14%
  • Farmer

    14%
  • Keeps Hotel

    14%

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

Propper Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Propper. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Propper census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Propper

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Propper. 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 Propper. For the veterans among your Propper ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Propper Life Expectancy

What is the average Propper lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Propper life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1977. The average life expectancy for Propper in 1951 was 44, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Propper

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Propper 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.

Famous Propper Family

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Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
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Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
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Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
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