Tepper Family History

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Tepper Name Meaning

North German: occupational name for a wine or beer merchant or tavern owner, Middle Low German tepper. German: variant of Töpfer (see Toepfer). Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Teper.

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

Similar surnames: Tapper, Pepper, Nepper, Lepper, Tupper, Hepper, Teper, Stepper

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Tepper Family Origin

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Tepper Family Occupations

What did your Tepper ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Haulage Contractor and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Tepper. 6% of Tepper men worked as a Haulage Contractor and 38% of Tepper women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Tepper were Builder hy W and Bed Builder

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Haulage Contractor
  • Brick Layer
  • Bricklayer Heavy Worker Hw
  • Builder hy W

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Domestic Servant
  • Housewife
  • Bed Builder

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

Tepper Historical Records

What Tepper family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 12,000 census records available for the last name Tepper. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tepper 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Tepper. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Tepper. For the veterans among your Tepper ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Tepper Life Expectancy

What is the average Tepper lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Tepper life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Tepper in 1950 was 42, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Tepper

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Tepper 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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