Zappa Name Meaning

Italian: metonymic occupational name for an agricultural laborer, from Italian zappa ‘mattock’, ‘hoe’, or a nickname for a rough, uncultivated person.

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


Similar surnames: Zappia, Cappa, Zappala, Rappa, Rapa, Capra, Lapp, Coppa, Papp, Zapf

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Zappa Family Origin

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Zappa Family Occupations

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  • Hatter

    100%

In 1881, the most common Zappa occupation in the UK was Hatter. 100% of Zappa's were Hatters.

Source: Census data for Zappa | Data not to scale

Zappa Historical Records

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Zappa Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1959 and 2004, Zappa life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Zappa in 1959 was 58, and 88 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Zappa

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