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Happel Name Meaning

German: from a pet form of the medieval German personal names Hadebald or Hadebert, composed of the elements had(u) ‘battle’, ‘strife’ + berht ‘bright’, ‘famous’ or bald ‘bold’, ‘brave’. Dutch: metonymic occupational name for a seller of apples, a variant of Appel.

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


Similar surnames: Happe, Appel, Haspel, Hampel, Happ, Apel, Huppe, Herpel, Harpel

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Happel Family Origin

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Happel Family Occupations

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  • Blacksmith

    100%

In 1881, the most common Happel occupation in the UK was Blacksmith. 100% of Happel's were Blacksmiths.

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Happel Historical Records

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Happel Life Expectancy

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Famous Happel Family

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Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
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Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)

Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
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