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Nepa Family History

Nepa Surname Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Repa, Neva, Depa, Papa, Neve, Apa, Na, Reza, Ness, Neal

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Where is the Nepa family from?

You can see how Nepa families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Nepa family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Nepa families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 3 Nepa families living in Illinois. This was about 75% of all the recorded Nepa's in USA. Illinois had the highest population of Nepa families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Nepa surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Nepa ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and New Worker were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Nepa. 78% of Nepa men worked as a Laborer and 100% of Nepa women worked as a 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.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    78%
  • Waiter
    23%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • New Worker
    100%
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What Nepa family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 333 census records available for the last name Nepa. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Nepa 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 208 immigration records available for the last name Nepa. 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 222 military records available for the last name Nepa. For the veterans among your Nepa ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Nepa lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Nepa life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1982, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Nepa in 1963 was 72, and 64 in 2004.

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