Chiappa Family History

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Chiappa Name Meaning

Southern Italian: topographic name for someone who lived in rocky terrain, from Sicilian chiappa ‘stone slab’.

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

Similar surnames: Schiappa, Coppa, Chappa, Capra, Cappa, Chiara, Capp, Clapp, Crapps

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Chiappa Family Origin

Where is the Chiappa family from?

Chiappa Family Occupations

What did your Chiappa ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Chiappa occupation in the UK was Musician. 50% of Chiappa's were Musicians. Musician and Piano Organ Maker were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Chiappa.

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  • Musician

  • Piano Organ Maker


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

Chiappa Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Chiappa. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Chiappa 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 896 immigration records available for the last name Chiappa. 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 176 military records available for the last name Chiappa. For the veterans among your Chiappa ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Chiappa Life Expectancy

What is the average Chiappa lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Chiappa life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1967, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Chiappa in 1962 was 72, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Chiappa

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Chiappa 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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