Gappel Family History

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Gappel Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Kappel, Appel, Happel, Rappel, Cappel, Capel, Happe, Koppel, Napper

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Gappel Family Origin

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Gappel Family Occupations

What did your Gappel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Gappel occupation in the USA was Laborer. 100% of Gappel's were Laborers.

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  • Laborer


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

Gappel Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 23 census records available for the last name Gappel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gappel 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 23 immigration records available for the last name Gappel. 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 77 military records available for the last name Gappel. For the veterans among your Gappel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gappel Life Expectancy

What is the average Gappel lifespan?

Average Gappel life expectancy in 1999 was 90 years. This was higher than the general public life expectancy which was 75.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gappel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gappel 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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