Chappa Family History

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Chappa Name Meaning

Probably a Spanish spelling of Italian Ciappa, a habitational name from a place so named in Cuneo province.

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

Similar surnames: Chiappa, Capua, Chapa, Cappa, Campa, Schiappa, Crapps, Chawla, Chapel

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Chappa Family Origin

Where is the Chappa family from?

Chappa Family Occupations

What did your Chappa ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Chappa occupation in the USA was Laborer. 30% of Chappa's were Laborers. Laborer, Labor and Field Hand were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Chappa. A less common occupation for the Chappa family was Iron Works.

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  • Laborer

  • Labor

  • Field Hand

  • Iron Works


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

Chappa Historical Records

What Chappa family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Chappa. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Chappa 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 89 immigration records available for the last name Chappa. 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 142 military records available for the last name Chappa. For the veterans among your Chappa ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Chappa Life Expectancy

What is the average Chappa lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Chappa life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2002, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Chappa in 1957 was 48, and 85 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Chappa

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Chappa 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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