Gapper Family History

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Gapper 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: Napper, Tapper, Kapper, Sapper, Capper, Dapper, Happe, Pepper, Harper

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Gapper Family Origin

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Gapper Family Occupations

What did your Gapper ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Gapper occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Gapper's were Farmers. Farmer and Machinest were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Gapper.

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  • Farmer

  • Machinest


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

Gapper Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Gapper. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gapper 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 363 immigration records available for the last name Gapper. 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 320 military records available for the last name Gapper. For the veterans among your Gapper ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gapper Life Expectancy

What is the average Gapper lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2001, in the United States, Gapper life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 1965. The average life expectancy for Gapper in 1963 was 76, and 67 in 2001.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gapper

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gapper 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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