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Chapnick Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of Polish and Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic) Czapnik, occupational name for a maker of caps. Americanized spelling of Polish Chapnik (which is pronounced ‘Hapnick’), from chapac ‘to snatch or snap at’.

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


Similar surnames: Charnock, Chernick, Chesnick, Krupnick, Honick, Harnick, Cherniak

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Chapnick Family Origin

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Chapnick Family Occupations

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Chapnick Historical Records

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Passenger List

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Chapnick Life Expectancy

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Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Chapnick life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Chapnick in 1963 was 57, and 76 in 2004.

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