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Kappers Name Meaning

Dutch: patronymic from Kapper .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Kapper, Capers, Happe, Capper, Napper, Kopper, Kaper, Kappel, Kippes

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Where is the Kappers family from?

You can see how Kappers families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Kappers family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1880 and 1920. The most Kappers families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 18 Kappers families living in Wisconsin. This was about 90% of all the recorded Kappers's in USA. Wisconsin had the highest population of Kappers families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Kappers surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Kappers ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Kappers. 23% of Kappers men worked as a Farmer and 50% of Kappers women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kappers were Laborer and Nurse. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    23%
  • Manager
    17%
  • Proprietor
    17%
  • Laborer
    12%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    50%
  • Stenographer
    25%
  • Nurse
    25%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Kappers. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kappers census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 305 immigration records available for the last name Kappers. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 112 military records available for the last name Kappers. For the veterans among your Kappers ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Kappers lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Kappers life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1994, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Kappers in 1945 was 53, and 83 in 2004.

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