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Nipper Family History

Nipper Name Meaning
habitational name for someone from Nippe in Hesse.nickname for an alert, astute person, from Middle Low German nip ‘exact’, ‘sharp‘’ (of sight and hearing)’, the -er reflecting the full (masculine) ending.

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

99,930 Historical Documents with Nipper on Ancestry.co.uk
20,168 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
2,868 Military Records
477 Immigration Records
12,598 Census and Voter Lists
63,819 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Nipper Families

  • Number of Nipper families
     24 - 45
     9 - 23
     1 - 8
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
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    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Nipper census records

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Nipper Family Origin

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Nipper Emigration Information (US)

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Nipper Family Occupations

from 1881 UK Census Data

Nipper census records

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Military Service by Nipper

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