Appel Name Meaning

German: from the personal name Appel, a pet form of Apprecht (common especially in Thuringia and Franconia), itself a variant of Albrecht. German, Dutch, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): from Low German Ap(p)el, Middle Dutch appel, or Yiddish epl ‘apple’, hence an occupational name for a grower or seller of the fruit. As a Jewish ornamental name, it is generally ornamental rather than occupational. Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant spelling of Apel.

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


Similar surnames: Apel, Apfel, Happel, Eppel, Oppel, Kappel, Kapper, Apple, Happe

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Appel Family Origin

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Appel Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    12%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Tailor

    5%
  • Keeping House

    4%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Appel family was Keeping House. The most common Appel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 12% of Appel's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Tailor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Appel.

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Appel Life Expectancy

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Between 1942 and 2004, Appel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Appel in 1942 was 28, and 76 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Appel

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