Chappuis Family History

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Chappuis Name Meaning

French: occupational name for a carpenter or joiner, a derivative of Old French chapuiser ‘to cut’ (Late Latin cappulare, of uncertain origin).

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


Similar surnames: Chaplin, Chappell, Challis, Coppin, Chapin, Chapp, Happe, Chipps

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Chappuis Family Origin

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Chappuis Family Occupations

What did your Chappuis ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Chappuis occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Chappuis's were Farmers. Farmer, Farm Laborer and Keeping Livery Stable were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Chappuis. A less common occupation for the Chappuis family was Laborer.

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Farm Laborer

    17%
  • Keeping Livery Stable

    17%
  • Laborer

    17%

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

Chappuis Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Chappuis. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Chappuis 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Chappuis. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Chappuis. For the veterans among your Chappuis ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Chappuis Life Expectancy

What is the average Chappuis lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Chappuis life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1983, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Chappuis in 1962 was 86, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Chappuis

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Chappuis 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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