Kapp Name Meaning

from Middle High German kappe ‘hooded cloak’, hence a metonymic occupational name for a maker of hoods and hooded cloaks or a nickname for someone who habitually wore such a garment. nickname for a man with a high voice, from Middle High German kappe ‘capon’. from a variant of the personal name Kaspar.

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


Similar surnames: Kamp, Karp, Napp, Kopp, Knapp, Papp, Capp, Happ, Rapp, Lapp

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Kapp Family Origin

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Kapp Family Occupations

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  • Brewer

    33%
  • Retired Printer & Publisher

    33%
  • Tobacconist

    33%

In 1881, Brewer and Retired Printer & Publisher were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Kapp. The most common Kapp occupation in the UK was Brewer. 33% of Kapp's were Brewers. A less common occupation for the Kapp family was Tobacconist.

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Kapp Historical Records

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Kapp Life Expectancy

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Between 1947 and 2004, Kapp life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Kapp in 1947 was 42, and 81 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kapp

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