Chapa Name Meaning

Spanish and Portuguese: from chapa meaning amongst other things ‘metal sheet’, ‘tin’ and hence a metonymic occupational name for a metalworker.

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

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Chapa Family Origin

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Chapa Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    19%
  • Laborer

    19%
  • Stock Raiser

    17%
  • Keeping House

    6%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Stock Raiser were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Chapa. The most common Chapa occupation in the USA was Farmer. 19% of Chapa's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Chapa family was Keeping House.

Source: Census data for Chapa | Data not to scale

Chapa Historical Records

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Chapa Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1947 and 2004, Chapa life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Chapa in 1947 was 37, and 69 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Chapa

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