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Nepburn Family History

Nepburn 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: Hepburn, Newburn, Newborn, Redburn, Newburg, Newbern, Welburn

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Where is the Nepburn family from?

You can see how Nepburn families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Nepburn family name was found in the USA, and Scotland between 1841 and 1901. The most Nepburn families were found in and Scotland in 1841. In 1841 there were 5 Nepburn families living in Angus. This was about 45% of all the recorded Nepburn's in Scotland. Angus had the highest population of Nepburn families in 1841.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Nepburn surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Nepburn ancestors do for a living?

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

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Census Records

There are 34 census records available for the last name Nepburn. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Nepburn 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 14 immigration records available for the last name Nepburn. 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 3 military records available for the last name Nepburn. For the veterans among your Nepburn ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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