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Sleeper Name Meaning

English: nickname for an indolent person, from Middle English sleper ‘sleeper’.

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


Similar surnames: Leeper, Lepper, Steeber, Sloper, Stenner, Slape, Klepper, Deemer

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Sleeper Family Origin

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Sleeper Family Occupations

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

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  • Farmer

    31%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Carpenter

    3%
  • Laborer

    2%

In 1880, the most common Sleeper occupation in the USA was Farmer. 31% of Sleeper's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sleeper. A less common occupation for the Sleeper family was Laborer.

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Sleeper Historical Records

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Sleeper Life Expectancy

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