Vesper Family History

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Vesper Name Meaning

nickname from Latin vesper ‘6 o’clock in the evening’, ‘evening time’, originally the second to last canonical hour. habitational name from a place so called on the Ruhr river.

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


Similar surnames: Nester, Bester, Vessey, Lesner, Semper, Lepper, Hespe, Pepper, Keser

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Vesper Family Origin

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Vesper Family Occupations

What did your Vesper ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Vesper occupation in the USA was Farmer. 53% of Vesper's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Vesper family was Bakery. Farmer, Carpenter and Baker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Vesper.

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  • Farmer

    53%
  • Carpenter

    8%
  • Baker

    4%
  • Bakery

    2%

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

Vesper Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Vesper. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Vesper 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Vesper. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Vesper. For the veterans among your Vesper ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Vesper Life Expectancy

What is the average Vesper lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Vesper life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Vesper in 1946 was 49, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Vesper

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Vesper 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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