Japp Name Meaning

German (Hesse, the Rhineland): from a short form of Jacob.German: from a short form of a Germanic personal name composed with geba ‘gift’ (see Gapp 2).of uncertain origin: Bahlow asserts that it is Frisian Tjappen, but equally it may be the Biblical name Japhet.

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


Similar surnames: Tapp, Mapp, Sapp, Gapp, App, Jopp, Happ, Kapp, Napp, Rapp

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Japp Family Origin

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Japp Family Occupations

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  • Coal Miner

    9%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    5%
  • Blacksmith

    4%
  • Dressmaker

    4%

In 1881, the most common Japp occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 9% of Japp's were Coal Miners. A less common occupation for the Japp family was Dressmaker. Coal Miner, Agricultural Labourer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Japp.

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Japp Life Expectancy

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Between 1964 and 2004, Japp life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1986, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Japp in 1964 was 82, and 79 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Japp

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