Lappin Family History

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Lappin Name Meaning

English and Irish: nickname for a timid person, from Old French lapin ‘rabbit’. Polish and Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): variant of Lapin.

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

Similar surnames: Lapin, Coppin, Tappin, Lapine, Kaplin, Lapping, Rapkin, Pippin

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Lappin Family Origin

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Lappin Family Occupations

What did your Lappin ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Lappin occupation in the UK was Labourer. 9% of Lappin's were Labourers. Labourer, Coal Miner and Engine Keeper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lappin. A less common occupation for the Lappin family was Joiner.

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  • Labourer

  • Coal Miner

  • Engine Keeper

  • Joiner


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Lappin ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Lappin Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 15,000 census records available for the last name Lappin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lappin 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Lappin. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Lappin. For the veterans among your Lappin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lappin Life Expectancy

What is the average Lappin lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Lappin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Lappin in 1941 was 43, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lappin

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lappin 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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