Chapp Family History

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Chapp Name Meaning

English: metonymic occupational name for a maker of ecclesiastical copes, from Old French chape (see Chapel).

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

Similar surnames: Capp, Champ, Happe, Clapp, Happ, Chapa, Cap, Cappa, Mapp, Shipp

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Chapp Family Origin

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Chapp Family Occupations

What did your Chapp ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Chapp. 20% of Chapp men worked as a Laborer and 28% of Chapp women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Chapp were Machinist and Housework

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Clerk
  • Machinist

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
  • Teacher
  • Stenographer
  • Housework

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

Chapp Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Chapp. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Chapp 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 281 immigration records available for the last name Chapp. 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 363 military records available for the last name Chapp. For the veterans among your Chapp ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Chapp Life Expectancy

What is the average Chapp lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Chapp life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2001, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Chapp in 1947 was 41, and 78 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Chapp 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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