Lapin Family History

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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

What did your Lapin ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Engineerhotel Keeper and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Lapin. 34% of Lapin men worked as an Engineerhotel Keeper and 34% of Lapin women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Lapin were Head Chef and Manager Representative artist

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Engineerhotel Keeper
  • Engineers General Labour
  • Head Chef

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Housewife
  • Lecturer Teacher
  • Manager Representative artist

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

Lapin Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Lapin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lapin 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Lapin. 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 589 military records available for the last name Lapin. For the veterans among your Lapin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lapin Life Expectancy

What is the average Lapin lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lapin

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lapin ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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