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Lepere Family History

Lepere Surname Meaning

French (Lepère): relationship name from le père ‘the father’ a variant of Père (see Pere ) with fused masculine definite article le. This surname was in large part taken to the US from Germany by descendants of the Huguenot refugees.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Lepre, Leclere, Lemer, Lemire, Lepage, Revere, Devere, Lepine, Pere

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Where is the Lepere family from?

You can see how Lepere families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Lepere family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1871 and 1920. The most Lepere families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 7 Lepere families living in Lancashire. This was about 41% of all the recorded Lepere's in United Kingdom. Lancashire had the highest population of Lepere families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Lepere surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Lepere ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Lepere. 28% of Lepere men worked as a Salesman and 34% of Lepere women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Lepere were Manager and Stenographer. .

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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.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Salesman
    28%
  • Laborer
    19%
  • Tester
    19%
  • Manager
    19%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    34%
  • Housework
    34%
  • Stenographer
    34%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Lepere. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lepere 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 368 immigration records available for the last name Lepere. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 343 military records available for the last name Lepere. For the veterans among your Lepere ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Lepere lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Lepere life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1941, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Lepere in 1941 was 42, and 81 in 2004.

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