Gappens Family History

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Gappens 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: Kappers, Kappen, Tippens, Tappen, Lippens, Coppens, Kappes, Lappen

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Gappens Family Origin

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Gappens Family Occupations

What did your Gappens ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Gappens occupation in the USA was Farmer. 100% of Gappens's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer


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

Gappens Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 44 census records available for the last name Gappens. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gappens 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 1 immigration records available for the last name Gappens. 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 11 military records available for the last name Gappens. For the veterans among your Gappens ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gappens Life Expectancy

What is the average Gappens lifespan?

Between 1969 and 1995, in the United States, Gappens life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Gappens in 1969 was 78, and 86 in 1995.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gappens

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gappens 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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