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Depner Name Meaning

German: of uncertain derivation. It may be a habitational name for someone from a place called Depenau, in Schleswig-Holstein (from Middle Low German deep ‘deep’, ‘low’ + owe ‘low-lying field’). Alternatively, it could be an occupational name for a potter (in west central Germany), from an agent derivative of Middle High German düpfen, tüp(p)en ‘pot’.

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


Similar surnames: Denner, Derner, Pepper, Demler, Degler, Benner, Deger, Dupler, Jenner

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Depner Family Origin

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Depner Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    20%
  • Brick Mason

    10%
  • Cabinet Maker

    10%
  • Clerk

    10%

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In 1880, Farmer, Brick Mason and Cabinet Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Depner. A less common occupation for the Depner family was Clerk. The most common Depner occupation in the USA was Farmer. 20% of Depner's were Farmers.

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Depner Historical Records

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Depner Life Expectancy

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