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Appelhans Family History

Appelhans Name Meaning
from a compound of the personal name Appel, a pet form of Albrecht (see Appel 1) + the personal name Hans (see Johann), i.e. ‘Appel’s (son) Hans’.from the North German dialect word Appel ‘apple’ + the personal name Hans, hence a distinguishing name for a fruit grower or seller named Hans.

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

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193 Military Records
234 Immigration Records
542 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Appelhans Families

  • Number of Appelhans families
     5 - 7
     2 - 4
     1
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
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    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
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    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Appelhans Family Origin

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Appelhans Family Occupations

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