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Nepper Family History

Nepper Surname Meaning

German: metonymic occupational name for a wheelwright from Middle High German nebegēr ‘pointed iron tool’ (for drilling a wheel hub). Altered form of German Knepper .

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

Similar surnames: Lepper, Pepper, Tepper, Nopper, Napper, Neeper, Hepper, Kapper

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Where is the Nepper family from?

You can see how Nepper families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Nepper family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Nepper families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 10 Nepper families living in Gloucestershire. This was about 22% of all the recorded Nepper's in United Kingdom. Gloucestershire and 2 other counties had the highest population of Nepper families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Nepper surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Nepper ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Nepper. 100% of Nepper women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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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 Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Nepper. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Nepper 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 411 immigration records available for the last name Nepper. 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 322 military records available for the last name Nepper. For the veterans among your Nepper ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Nepper lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Nepper life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Nepper in 1961 was 57, and 83 in 2004.

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