Tupper Family History

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Tupper Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a herdsman who had charge of rams, from an agent derivative of Middle English to(u)pe ‘ram’ (of uncertain origin). German (Tüpper): occupational name for a potter, from Middle Low German duppe, Rhenish düppen ‘pot’. This is predominantly a Rhineland surname.

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

Similar surnames: Tapper, Tipper, Kupper, Turner, Hopper, Dupper, Napper, Tepper

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Tupper Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Tupper name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Tupper. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Norway


  • France


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Tupper Family Origin

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Tupper Family Occupations

What did your Tupper ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Agricultural Labourer, Annuitant and Gen Lab were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Tupper. The most common Tupper occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 5% of Tupper's were Agricultural Labourers. A less common occupation for the Tupper family was Labourer.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Annuitant

  • Gen Lab

  • Labourer


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

Tupper Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 43,000 census records available for the last name Tupper. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tupper 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 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Tupper. 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 8,000 military records available for the last name Tupper. For the veterans among your Tupper ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Tupper Life Expectancy

What is the average Tupper lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Tupper life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Tupper in 1944 was 49, and 75 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Tupper 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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