Tapia Name Meaning

Galician, Asturian-Leonese, Spanish, and Jewish (Sephardic): habitational name from any of the places in Galicia, Asturies, and Burgos so named from tapia ‘mud wall’.

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


Similar surnames: Navia, Lapa, Troia, Lupia, Maia, Pia, Badia, Lapin, Pavia, Tarzia

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Tapia Family Origin

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Tapia Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    45%
  • Farmer

    17%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Agriculturist

    2%

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In 1880, the most common Tapia occupation in the USA was Laborer. 45% of Tapia's were Laborers. Laborer, Farmer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Tapia. A less common occupation for the Tapia family was Agriculturist.

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Tapia Historical Records

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Tapia Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1945 and 2004, Tapia life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Tapia in 1945 was 20, and 65 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Tapia

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