Chapelle Family History

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Chapelle Name Meaning

topographic name for someone living by a shrine, from French chapelle ‘chapel’, ‘shrine’. variant of Chapel ‘hat maker’.

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

Similar surnames: Capelle, Chappelle, Chappell, Capella, Lachapelle, Chapel, Capell

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Chapelle Family Origin

Where is the Chapelle family from?

Chapelle Family Occupations

What did your Chapelle ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Chapelle family was K. House. The most common Chapelle occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Chapelle's were Farmers. Farmer, Boarding House and Gold Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Chapelle.

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  • Farmer

  • Boarding House

  • Gold Miner

  • K. House


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

Chapelle Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Chapelle. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Chapelle 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Chapelle. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Chapelle. For the veterans among your Chapelle ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Chapelle Life Expectancy

What is the average Chapelle lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2003, in the United States, Chapelle life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1991, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Chapelle in 1962 was 66, and 77 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Chapelle

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Chapelle 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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