Hupfer Family History

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Hupfer Name Meaning

South German (also Hüpfer): nickname for a restless individual or an occupational name for a fairground entertainer, from German Hüpfer ‘hopper’, ‘jumper’ (at fairs), an agent derivative of Middle High German hupfen ‘to hop, skip, or jump’.

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

Similar surnames: Hopfer, Kupfer, Hopper, Huffer, Kapfer, Hudler, Dupler, Hepper

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Hupfer Family Origin

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Hupfer Family Occupations

What did your Hupfer ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Hupfer. 17% of Hupfer men worked as a Farmer and 27% of Hupfer women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hupfer were Salesman and File Clerk

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Foreman
  • Salesman

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
  • Stenographer
  • Seamstress
  • File Clerk

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

Hupfer Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Hupfer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hupfer 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Hupfer. 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 Hupfer. For the veterans among your Hupfer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hupfer Life Expectancy

What is the average Hupfer lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Hupfer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Hupfer in 1959 was 54, and 81 in 2004.

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