Walper Family History

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Walper Name Meaning

German: from the Germanic personal name Waldobert, composed of the elements walt ‘ruler’ + berht ‘bright’, ‘famous’.

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

Similar surnames: Walter, Wilmer, Warner, Waller, Walder, Alber, Wolper, Walzer, Walser

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Walper Family Origin

Where is the Walper family from?

Walper Family Occupations

What did your Walper ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Walper occupation in the UK was Baker Employing 3 Men & 2 Lads. 50% of Walper's were Baker Employing 3 Men & 2 Ladss. Baker Employing 3 Men & 2 Lads and Blacksmith (&C) were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Walper.

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  • Baker Employing 3 Men & 2 Lads

  • Blacksmith (&C)


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

Walper Historical Records

What Walper family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Walper. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Walper 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 623 immigration records available for the last name Walper. 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 506 military records available for the last name Walper. For the veterans among your Walper ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Walper Life Expectancy

What is the average Walper lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Walper life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2003, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Walper in 1961 was 55, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Walper

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Walper 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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