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

What did your Kappas ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Waitress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Kappas. 18% of Kappas men worked as a Laborer and 55% of Kappas women worked as a Waitress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kappas were Salesman and New Worker

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    18%
  • Proprietor
    15%
  • Cook
    12%
  • Salesman
    9%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Waitress
    55%
  • Housewife
    28%
  • New Worker
    19%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Kappas Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 974 census records available for the last name Kappas. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kappas census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 308 immigration records available for the last name Kappas. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 253 military records available for the last name Kappas. For the veterans among your Kappas ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kappas Life Expectancy

What is the average Kappas lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Kappas life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Kappas in 1948 was 50, and 67 in 2004.

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