Appelhans Family History

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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

Similar surnames: Appelman, Appel, Abelman, Appleman, Apfelbaum, Stephans, Andelman

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Appelhans Family Origin

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Appelhans Family Occupations

What did your Appelhans ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Salesgirl were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Appelhans. 60% of Appelhans men worked as a Laborer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Carpenter

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Salesgirl

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

Appelhans Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 696 census records available for the last name Appelhans. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Appelhans 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 248 immigration records available for the last name Appelhans. 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 198 military records available for the last name Appelhans. For the veterans among your Appelhans ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Appelhans Life Expectancy

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Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Appelhans life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Appelhans in 1959 was 47, and 80 in 2004.

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