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Weppler Family History

Weppler Name Meaning

German: occupational name or nickname for a man who bore arms, from an agent derivative of Middle High German wapen ‘weapon’, ‘shield’ (a borrowing from Low German, used alongside the original High German byform wafen).

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


Similar surnames: Wappler, Peppler, Eppler, Weller, Lepper, Wendler, Pepper, Weisler

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Where is the Weppler family from?

You can see how Weppler families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Weppler family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Weppler families were found in the USA in 1920, and Canada in 1911. In 1891 there were 3 Weppler families living in Hertfordshire. This was 100% of all the recorded Weppler's in the UK. Hertfordshire had the highest population of Weppler families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Weppler surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Weppler ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Weppler. 25% of Weppler men worked as a Salesman.

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

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Salesman
    25%
  • Farmer
    25%
  • Laborer
    13%
  • Clerk
    10%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    100%
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Census Records

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

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Passenger Lists

There are 514 immigration records available for the last name Weppler. 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 Cards

There are 657 military records available for the last name Weppler. For the veterans among your Weppler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Weppler lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Weppler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1986, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Weppler in 1953 was 50, and 72 in 2004.

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