Appelt Family History

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Appelt Name Meaning

German: from the personal name Appel, with the addition of a non-etymological -t. See Appel 1.

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


Similar surnames: Appel, Oppelt, Apel, Appell, Happel, Appold, Pappert, Apple, Oppel

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Appelt Family Origin

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Appelt Family Occupations

What did your Appelt ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Appelt family was Clothier. Engineer, Miller and Baker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Appelt. The most common Appelt occupation in the USA was Engineer. 15% of Appelt's were Engineers.

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  • Engineer

    15%
  • Miller

    15%
  • Baker

    8%
  • Clothier

    8%

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

Appelt Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Appelt. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Appelt 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Appelt. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Appelt. For the veterans among your Appelt ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Appelt Life Expectancy

What is the average Appelt lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Appelt life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1963, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Appelt in 1962 was 55, and 66 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Appelt

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Appelt 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.

Famous Appelt Family

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Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
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Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
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