Sapien Family History

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Sapien Name Meaning

Basque: variant of Zapiain (see Zapien). Polish (Sapien): nickname for a wheezy person, derivative of sapac ‘to wheeze’. Polish: possibly also a nickname derived from Latin sapiens ‘clever’, ‘knowledgeable’.

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


Similar surnames: Zapien, Spier, Papin, Tappen, Skupien, Sapper, Stepien, Napier

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Sapien Family Origin

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Sapien Family Occupations

What did your Sapien ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Sapien occupation in the USA was Laborer. 100% of Sapien's were Laborers.

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  • Laborer

    100%

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

Sapien Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Sapien. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sapien 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Sapien. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Sapien. For the veterans among your Sapien ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sapien Life Expectancy

What is the average Sapien lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Sapien life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Sapien in 1959 was 72, and 67 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sapien

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sapien 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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