Kappen Family History

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Kappen Name Meaning

German: most likely a shortened form of Kappenmacher, an occupational name for a maker of hoods and hooded cloaks (see Kapp), or of Kappenberg, a habitational name from a place so named near Minden, Westphalia.

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


Similar surnames: Kappel, Kampen, Kippen, Koppen, Karpen, Kapp, Kapper, Kassen, Campen

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Kappen Family Origin

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Kappen Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Laborer

    20%
  • Boarding House Keeper

    10%
  • Cabinet Maker

    10%

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In 1880, the most common Kappen occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Kappen's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Boarding House Keeper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kappen. A less common occupation for the Kappen family was Cabinet Maker.

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Kappen Historical Records

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Kappen Life Expectancy

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