Kappas Family History

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Kappas Name Meaning

Greek: reduced form of a surname beginning with the prefix Kapa-, Kamba-, or Kapo-, from Turkish kaba ‘large’, ‘coarse’, for example Kapogiannis ‘John the coarse’. It is unlikely to be from Latin cappa ‘cape’.

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


Similar surnames: Kaplan, Kapral, Papas, Kardas, Karas, Cappa, Kalfas, Kappel, Pappa

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Kappas Family Origin

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Kappas Family Occupations

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  • Tailor

    40%
  • Carpenter

    20%
  • Farmer

    20%
  • Keeping Saloon

    20%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Kappas family was Keeping Saloon. The most common Kappas occupation in the USA was Tailor. 40% of Kappas's were Tailors. Tailor, Carpenter and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kappas.

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Kappas Life Expectancy

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