Lapin Name Meaning

Jewish (from Belarus): habitational name for someone from the village of Lapy in northeastern Poland or Lapino in Belarus. Polish (Lapin): from a possessive form of Lapa ‘paw’, ‘mutton fist’ (see Lapa).

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


Similar surnames: Lapa, Lakin, Lapine, Babin, Zarin, Lappin, Lavin, Hain, Laskin, Lapan

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Lapin Family Origin

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Lapin Family Occupations

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  • Coal-Miner

    33%
  • Picture Frame Manuftr

    33%
  • Potatoe Merchant

    33%

In 1881, the most common Lapin occupation in the UK was Coal-Miner. 33% of Lapin's were Coal-Miners. A less common occupation for the Lapin family was Potatoe Merchant. Coal-Miner and Picture Frame Manuftr were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Lapin.

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Lapin Life Expectancy

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Between 1955 and 2004, Lapin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Lapin in 1955 was 51, and 60 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lapin

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