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Chapel Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Chappell. French: from a diminutive of Old French chape ‘hooded cloak’, ‘cape’, ‘hood’, or ‘hat’ (from Late Latin cappa, capa), hence a metonymic occupational name for a maker of cloaks or hats, or a nickname for a habitual wearer of a distinctive cloak or hat.

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


Similar surnames: Capel, Chappell, Carel, Capell, Hamel, Chase, Chaput, Chapell

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Chapel Family Origin

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Chapel Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    6%
  • Charwoman

    3%
  • Coal Miner

    3%
  • Coalminer

    3%

In 1881, Agricultural Labourer, Charwoman and Coal Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Chapel. A less common occupation for the Chapel family was Coalminer. The most common Chapel occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 6% of Chapel's were Agricultural Labourers.

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Chapel Historical Records

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Chapel Life Expectancy

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Famous Chapel Family

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Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)

Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
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