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App Family History

App Name Meaning

German: from a short form of the personal name Apprecht, a variant of Albrecht. See also Albert.

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


Similar surnames: Tapp, Opp, Sapp, Mapp, Japp, Gapp, Upp, Happ, Arp, Kapp

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Where is the App family from?

You can see how App families moved over time by selecting different census years. The App family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most App families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 9 App families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 69% of all the recorded App's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of App families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the App surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your App ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named App. 17% of App men worked as a Farmer and 18% of App women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named App were Truck Driver and Maid. .

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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
    17%
  • Laborer
    14%
  • Salesman
    10%
  • Truck Driver
    7%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Teacher
    18%
  • Clerk
    18%
  • Housewife
    18%
  • Maid
    9%
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Census Records

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name App. Like a window into their day-to-day life, App 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 753 immigration records available for the last name App. 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 10,000 military records available for the last name App. For the veterans among your App ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average App lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, App life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1966, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for App in 1962 was 76, and 69 in 2004.

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