Appelgate Family History

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Appelgate Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Applegate, Plate, Appelhans, Redgate, Appelman, Oppegard, Colgate

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Appelgate Family Origin

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Appelgate Family Occupations

What did your Appelgate ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Appelgate. The most common Appelgate occupation in the USA was Farmer. 26% of Appelgate's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Appelgate family was Lawyer.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Lawyer


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

Appelgate Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Appelgate. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Appelgate 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 80 immigration records available for the last name Appelgate. 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 Card

There are 244 military records available for the last name Appelgate. For the veterans among your Appelgate ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Appelgate Life Expectancy

What is the average Appelgate lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Appelgate life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1996, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Appelgate in 1962 was 52, and 88 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Appelgate

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Appelgate 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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