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Chappelear Name Meaning

Americanized form of French Chapelier or perhaps Chapellier: occupational name for a maker or seller of hats from an agent derivative of chapel (see Chapel ).

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


Similar surnames: Schappell, Chandler, Chappell, Capper, Clapper, Chapel, Cappella

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Where is the Chappelear family from?

You can see how Chappelear families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Chappelear family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1880 and 1920. The most Chappelear families were found in USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 50 Chappelear families living in Ohio. This was about 46% of all the recorded Chappelear's in USA. Ohio had the highest population of Chappelear families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Chappelear surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Chappelear ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Chappelear. 36% of Chappelear men worked as a Farmer and 16% of Chappelear women worked as an Operator. Some less common occupations for Americans named Chappelear were Truck Driver and Housekeeper. .

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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
    36%
  • Laborer
    16%
  • Salesman
    6%
  • Truck Driver
    6%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Operator
    16%
  • Housewife
    16%
  • Teacher
    16%
  • Housekeeper
    11%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 160 immigration records available for the last name Chappelear. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Chappelear. For the veterans among your Chappelear ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Chappelear lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Chappelear life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1991, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Chappelear in 1962 was 59, and 74 in 2004.

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