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Scheper Name Meaning

North German and Dutch: occupational name from Middle Dutch, Middle Low German scheper ‘shepherd’. Dutch: occupational name for a tailor, from Middle Dutch scheper ‘maker’.

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


Similar surnames: Scheer, Scheuer, Scherer, Schleper, Scheler, Scheerer, Schepper

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Scheper Family Origin

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Scheper Family Occupations

What did your Scheper ancestors do for a living?

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  • Farmer

    22%
  • Cigar Maker

    11%
  • Grocer

    11%
  • Hotel Keeper

    11%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Scheper family was Hotel Keeper. Farmer, Cigar Maker and Grocer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Scheper. The most common Scheper occupation in the USA was Farmer. 22% of Scheper's were Farmers.

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Scheper Historical Records

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Scheper Life Expectancy

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