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Sepe Family History

Sepe Name Meaning

Italian (Salento): topographic name from the dialect word sepe ‘hedge’, ‘fence’ (Latin saepes). Americanized spelling of Hungarian Szépe, from the old Hungarian secular name Szépe, or Szípe.

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


Similar surnames: See, Mele, Serpe, Slape, Hope, Serr, Sipe, Seck, Wege, Hege

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Where is the Sepe family from?

You can see how Sepe families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Sepe family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Sepe families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1840 there was 1 Sepe family living in Michigan. This was 100% of all the recorded Sepe's in the USA. Michigan had the highest population of Sepe families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Sepe surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Sepe ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Sepe. 31% of Sepe men worked as a Laborer and 25% of Sepe women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Sepe were Tailor and General Hork.

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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
    31%
  • Farmer
    8%
  • Proprietor
    6%
  • Tailor
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
    25%
  • New Worker
    11%
  • Operator
    11%
  • General Hork
    7%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Sepe. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sepe 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Sepe. 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 999 military records available for the last name Sepe. For the veterans among your Sepe ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Sepe lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Sepe life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1977. The average life expectancy for Sepe in 1960 was 51, and 80 in 2004.

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