Peper Name Meaning

North German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Pepper. Dutch: metonymic occupational name for a spicer, from Middle Dutch pe(e)per ‘pepper’.

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


Similar surnames: Pepper, Peeper, Pieper, Piper, Paper, Peer, Peter, Speer, Teper

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Peper Family Origin

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Peper Family Occupations

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  • Carman

    14%
  • Coal Miner

    14%
  • Engine Driver At Road Works

    14%
  • Formerly Ag Lab

    14%

In 1881, the most common Peper occupation in the UK was Carman. 14% of Peper's were Carmans. A less common occupation for the Peper family was Formerly Ag Lab. Carman, Coal Miner and Engine Driver At Road Works were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Peper.

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Peper Life Expectancy

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Between 1944 and 2004, Peper life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Peper in 1944 was 28, and 66 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Peper

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