Heppe Family History

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Heppe Name Meaning

German and Dutch: metonymic occupational name for a vineyard laborer, from Middle High German hepe, heppe ‘curved knife used to cut grapes from the vine’.

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


Similar surnames: Hepper, Happe, Happ, Hoppe, Lepper, Huppe, Happel, Helle, Pepper

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Heppe Family Origin

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Heppe Family Occupations

What did your Heppe ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Heppe. 31% of Heppe men worked as a Farmer and 28% of Heppe women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Heppe were Truck Driver and File Clerk

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    31%
  • Laborer
    15%
  • Clerk
    11%
  • Truck Driver
    11%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk
    28%
  • Maid
    19%
  • Stenographer
    19%
  • File Clerk
    19%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Heppe Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Heppe. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Heppe 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 644 immigration records available for the last name Heppe. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Heppe. For the veterans among your Heppe ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Heppe Life Expectancy

What is the average Heppe lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Heppe life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Heppe in 1959 was 67, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Heppe

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Heppe 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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