Zipper Family History

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Zipper Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): metronymic from a short form of the female Biblical name Zipporah, meaning ‘bird’ (Exodus 2:21). German: vernacular form of the personal name Cyprianus. East German (of Slavic origin): occupational name for a thresher, from Sorbian cepar.

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

Similar surnames: Kipper, Tipper, Tippen, Lipper, Pepper, Kopper, Kupper, Popper

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Zipper Family Origin

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Zipper Family Occupations

What did your Zipper ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Zipper. 23% of Zipper men worked as a Laborer and 34% of Zipper women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Zipper were Proprietor and Housewife

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Clerk
  • Proprietor

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
  • Secretary
  • Saleslady
  • Housewife

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

Zipper Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Zipper. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Zipper 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 844 immigration records available for the last name Zipper. 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 Zipper. For the veterans among your Zipper ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Zipper Life Expectancy

What is the average Zipper lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Zipper life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Zipper in 1964 was 47, and 93 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Zipper 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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