Alper Family History

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Alper Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Halpern. Dutch: from a short form of the personal name Alpert.

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

Similar surnames: Alter, Alpert, Alder, Galper, Halper, Alber, Alpers, Alpern, Alger

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Alper Family Origin

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Alper Family Occupations

What did your Alper ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Alper occupation in the UK was Jeweller. 100% of Alper's were Jewellers.

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  • Jeweller


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Alper Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Alper. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Alper census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Alper. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 944 military records available for the last name Alper. For the veterans among your Alper ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Alper Life Expectancy

What is the average Alper lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Alper life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Alper in 1949 was 45, and 89 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Alper ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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