Gapp Family History

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Gapp Name Meaning

English: from Middle English gappe, Old Norse gap ‘chasm’, ‘breach’, hence a topographic name for someone who lived near a gap in a wall, hedge, or (in Norfolk and Suffolk) cliffs. German: from the personal name Gabo, a short form of Gebolf (see Gebhardt).

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

Similar surnames: Sapp, Tapp, Mapp, Napp, Capp, Rapp, Kapp, Gipp, Happ, Japp

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Gapp Family Origin

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Gapp Family Occupations

What did your Gapp ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Gapp occupation in the UK was Farmer. 12% of Gapp's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Gapp family was Charwoman. Farmer, Agricultural Labourer and Annuitant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gapp.

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  • Farmer

  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Annuitant

  • Charwoman


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

Gapp Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Gapp. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gapp 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 634 immigration records available for the last name Gapp. 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 703 military records available for the last name Gapp. For the veterans among your Gapp ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gapp Life Expectancy

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Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Gapp life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Gapp in 1956 was 49, and 73 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gapp 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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