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Saper Family History

Saper Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Sapir.

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


Similar surnames: Sager, Safer, Super, Sauer, Nager, Sapiro, Somer, Speer, Sapir, Paper

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Where is the Saper family from?

You can see how Saper families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Saper family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Saper families were found in USA in 1920. In 1840 there were 4 Saper families living in New York. This was about 57% of all the recorded Saper's in USA. New York had the highest population of Saper families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Saper surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Saper ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Saleslady were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Saper. 20% of Saper men worked as a Laborer and 15% of Saper women worked as a Saleslady. Some less common occupations for Americans named Saper were Tailor and Clerk. .

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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
    20%
  • Salesman
    13%
  • Farmer
    11%
  • Tailor
    6%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Saleslady
    15%
  • Teacher
    13%
  • Housewife
    10%
  • Clerk
    8%
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Census Records

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Saper. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Saper 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 846 immigration records available for the last name Saper. 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 Saper. For the veterans among your Saper ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Saper lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Saper life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Saper in 1962 was 69, and 90 in 2004.

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