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Stepper Family History

Stepper Name Meaning

German:: topographic name for someone who lived near a path or ford from Middle High German stapf ‘step path’. occupational name for an embroiderer or needle-worker from Middle High German steppen ‘to stitch embroider’.

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


Similar surnames: Stopper, Tepper, Stemper, Klepper, Lepper, Steiner, Steer, Pepper

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Where is the Stepper family from?

You can see how Stepper families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Stepper family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Stepper families were found in USA in 1920. In 1840 there were 3 Stepper families living in Ohio. This was 100% of all the recorded Stepper's in USA. Ohio had the highest population of Stepper families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Stepper surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Stepper ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Waitress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Stepper. 28% of Stepper men worked as a Laborer and 50% of Stepper women worked as a Waitress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Stepper were Clerk and New Worker. .

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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
    28%
  • Farmer
    14%
  • Farm Laborer
    7%
  • Clerk
    7%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Waitress
    50%
  • New Worker
    50%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Stepper. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Stepper 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 381 immigration records available for the last name Stepper. 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 825 military records available for the last name Stepper. For the veterans among your Stepper ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Stepper lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Stepper life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Stepper in 1953 was 64, and 83 in 2004.

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