Kaper Family History

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Kaper Name Meaning

Dutch: variant of Capers. Dutch: from kaper ‘pirate’ or ‘privateer’. German: from Czech kapr ‘carp’, hence a nickname for someone thought to resemble the fish.

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

Similar surnames: Kapper, Kauer, Kamer, Kacer, Kater, Kader, Kafer, Koper, Kiper, Kuper

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Kaper Family Origin

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Kaper Family Occupations

What did your Kaper ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Cinema Receptionist and Household Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Kaper. 34% of Kaper men worked as a Cinema Receptionist and 25% of Kaper women worked as a Household Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kaper were Trawler Deckhand and Unpaid Domestic Duties

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Cinema Receptionist
  • Oil Seenger Hw
  • Trawler Deckhand

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Household Duties
  • Housewife Unpaid
  • Printers Pattern Card Worker
  • Unpaid Domestic Duties

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

Kaper Historical Records

What Kaper family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Kaper. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kaper 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 739 immigration records available for the last name Kaper. 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 396 military records available for the last name Kaper. For the veterans among your Kaper ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kaper Life Expectancy

What is the average Kaper lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Kaper life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Kaper in 1963 was 67, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kaper

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kaper 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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