Happy Name Meaning

Americanized form of German, Dutch, or northern French Happe. English: nickname from the adjective happy.

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


Similar surnames: Happe, Happ, Capp, Huppe, Apps, Harry, Mapp, Sapp, Hippe, Heaphy

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Happy Family Origin

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Happy Family Occupations

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  • Chair Woman

    20%
  • Gas Meter Maker (Serv)

    20%
  • Labourer

    20%
  • Wood Sawyer

    20%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Happy family was Wood Sawyer. The most common Happy occupation in the UK was Chair Woman. 20% of Happy's were Chair Womans. Chair Woman, Gas Meter Maker (Serv) and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Happy.

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Happy Historical Records

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Happy Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1953 and 2004, Happy life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Happy in 1953 was 41, and 81 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Happy

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