Propper Family History

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Propper Name Meaning

North German (Pröpper): variant of Proffer or Propp, with the addition of the agent suffix -er.

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


Similar surnames: Gropper, Roper, Popper, Hopper, Pepper, Ripper, Opper, Poppert

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Propper Family Origin

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Propper Family Occupations

What did your Propper ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, refugee (bank Man and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Propper. 12% of Propper men worked as a refugee (bank Man and 17% of Propper women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Propper were Hat Manufacturer and Private Means

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • refugee (bank Man
    12%
  • Carpenter Joiner (trainee)
    12%
  • Colliery Surface Labourer
    12%
  • Hat Manufacturer
    12%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Housekeeper
    17%
  • Manageress buyer hat Manuf
    17%
  • Office Cleaner
    17%
  • Private Means
    17%

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

Propper Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Propper. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Propper 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 Propper. 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 849 military records available for the last name Propper. For the veterans among your Propper ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Propper Life Expectancy

What is the average Propper lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Propper life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1977. The average life expectancy for Propper in 1951 was 44, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Propper

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