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Zepf Family History

Zepf Name Meaning

variant of Zapf. metonymic occupational name for a grower of or dealer in grapes, corn, or grain, from Middle High German zepfe ‘grape’, ‘ear (of a cereal plant)’.

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

Similar surnames: Zapf, Zipf, Hopf, Zopf, Senf, Seif, Helf, Reff, Kopf, Reef

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Where is the Zepf family from?

You can see how Zepf families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Zepf family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Zepf families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 6 Zepf families living in Missouri. This was about 18% of all the recorded Zepf's in USA. Missouri had the highest population of Zepf families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Zepf surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Zepf ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and House Work were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Zepf. 34% of Zepf men worked as a Salesman and 50% of Zepf women worked as a House Work. Some less common occupations for Americans named Zepf were Carpenter and Cashier. .

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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

  • Salesman
  • Laborer
  • Draftsman
  • Carpenter

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • House Work
  • Cashier
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Zepf. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Zepf 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 479 immigration records available for the last name Zepf. 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 859 military records available for the last name Zepf. For the veterans among your Zepf ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Zepf lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Zepf life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1982, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Zepf in 1953 was 50, and 80 in 2004.

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