Schepper Family History

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Schepper Name Meaning

North German: variant of Schipper 1. Dutch: variant of Scheper 2.

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

Similar surnames: Scheper, Schipper, Schepers, Schermer, Schoppe, Scheer, Scheffer

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Schepper Family Origin

Where is the Schepper family from?

Schepper Family Occupations

What did your Schepper ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Schepper occupation in the USA was Boot & Shoe Maker. 11% of Schepper's were Boot & Shoe Makers. A less common occupation for the Schepper family was Carriage Maker. Boot & Shoe Maker, Cabinet Maker and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schepper.

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  • Boot & Shoe Maker

  • Cabinet Maker

  • Carpenter

  • Carriage Maker


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

Schepper Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Schepper. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Schepper 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 976 immigration records available for the last name Schepper. 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 337 military records available for the last name Schepper. For the veterans among your Schepper ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Schepper Life Expectancy

What is the average Schepper lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Schepper life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Schepper in 1960 was 47, and 89 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Schepper

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Schepper 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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