Tappin Family History

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Tappin Name Meaning

English: from Old English Tæpping, an unattested patronymic from Tæppa. Compare Tapp.

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


Similar surnames: Taplin, Topping, Tapp, Lappin, Tipping, Caplin, Toppin, Galpin

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Tappin Family Origin

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Tappin Family Occupations

What did your Tappin ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Tappin family was Brush Maker. Black Smith, Bootmaker and Brick Labourer (Maker) were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Tappin. The most common Tappin occupation in the UK was Black Smith. 4% of Tappin's were Black Smiths.

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  • Black Smith

    4%
  • Bootmaker

    4%
  • Brick Labourer (Maker)

    4%
  • Brush Maker

    4%

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

Tappin Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Tappin Life Expectancy

What is the average Tappin lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Tappin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Tappin in 1951 was 46, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Tappin

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Tappin 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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