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Chapel Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Chappell. French: from a diminutive of Old French chape ‘hooded cloak’, ‘cape’, ‘hood’, or ‘hat’ (from Late Latin cappa, capa), hence a metonymic occupational name for a maker of cloaks or hats, or a nickname for a habitual wearer of a distinctive cloak or hat.

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


Similar surnames: Capel, Chappell, Carel, Capell, Hamel, Chase, Chaput, Chapell

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Chapel Family Origin

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Chapel Family Occupations

What did your Chapel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Chapel family was Farming. The most common Chapel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 45% of Chapel's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Chapel.

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  • Farmer

    45%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Farming

    4%

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Chapel Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Chapel ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Chapel Life Expectancy

What is the average Chapel lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, Chapel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Chapel in 1947 was 71, and 78 in 2004.

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United States

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Chapel 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.

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