Sleeper Family History

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Sleeper Name Meaning

English: nickname for an indolent person, from Middle English sleper ‘sleeper’.

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


Similar surnames: Leeper, Lepper, Steeber, Sloper, Stenner, Slape, Klepper, Deemer

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Sleeper Family Origin

Where is the Sleeper family from?

Sleeper Family Occupations

What did your Sleeper ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Agricultural Labourer and Needlewoman were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Sleeper. The most common Sleeper occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 33% of Sleeper's were Agricultural Labourers. A less common occupation for the Sleeper family was Waiter.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    33%
  • Needlewoman

    33%
  • Waiter

    33%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Sleeper ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Sleeper Historical Records

What Sleeper family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Sleeper. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sleeper census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Sleeper

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Sleeper. 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 Sleeper. For the veterans among your Sleeper ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sleeper Life Expectancy

What is the average Sleeper lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Sleeper life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Sleeper in 1944 was 45, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sleeper

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sleeper 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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