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Wolper Name Meaning

German: variant of Wolpert. Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): habitational name from Volpa in Belarus.

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


Similar surnames: Wolpert, Wolfer, Popper, Woller, Wolber, Walser, Walper, Koller

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Wolper Family Origin

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Wolper Family Occupations

What did your Wolper ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Wolper occupation in the USA was Farmer. 67% of Wolper's were Farmers. Farmer and Musician were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Wolper.

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  • Farmer

    67%
  • Musician

    33%

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

Wolper Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Wolper Life Expectancy

What is the average Wolper lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Wolper life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Wolper in 1956 was 53, and 88 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wolper

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wolper 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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