Chappel Family History

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Chappel Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Chappell.

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

Similar surnames: Chapel, Cappel, Chappell, Chapple, Chapell, Capel, Cappell, Channel

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Chappel Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Chappel name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Chappel. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


  • France


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Chappel Family Origin

Where is the Chappel family from?

Chappel Family Occupations

What did your Chappel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Chappel. The most common Chappel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Chappel's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Chappel family was Farm Laborer.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Farm Laborer


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

Chappel Historical Records

What Chappel family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 43,000 census records available for the last name Chappel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Chappel 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Chappel. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Chappel. For the veterans among your Chappel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Chappel Life Expectancy

What is the average Chappel lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Chappel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Chappel in 1951 was 51, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Chappel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Chappel 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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