Sappington Family History

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Sappington Name Meaning

Possibly an English habitational name from Sapperton in Gloucestershire or Lincolnshire, both named from an Old English sapere ‘soapmakers’, ‘soap merchants’ + tun ‘settlement’, ‘farmstead’. The surname, however, does not occur in present-day records.

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


Similar surnames: Warrington, Waddington, Allington, Barrington, Farrington, Harrington

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Sappington Family Origin

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Sappington Family Occupations

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In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sappington. The most common Sappington occupation in the USA was Farmer. 47% of Sappington's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Sappington family was Physician.

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  • Farmer

    47%
  • Keeping House

    10%
  • Farming

    9%
  • Physician

    4%

United States shown, England data unavailable

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Sappington Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Sappington Life Expectancy

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Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Sappington life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Sappington in 1944 was 26, and 79 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sappington 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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