Gappinger Family History

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Gappinger 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: Coppinger, Koppinger, Caplinger, Eppinger, Springer, Salinger

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Gappinger Family Origin

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Gappinger Family Occupations

What did your Gappinger ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Gappinger occupation in the USA was Clerk In Resturant. 33% of Gappinger's were Clerk In Resturants. Clerk In Resturant and Harness Maker were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Gappinger. A less common occupation for the Gappinger family was Tanner.

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  • Clerk In Resturant

  • Harness Maker

  • Tanner


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

Gappinger Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 227 census records available for the last name Gappinger. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gappinger census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Gappinger

Passenger List

There are 16 immigration records available for the last name Gappinger. 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 13 military records available for the last name Gappinger. For the veterans among your Gappinger ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gappinger Life Expectancy

What is the average Gappinger lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2001, in the United States, Gappinger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1976. The average life expectancy for Gappinger in 1961 was 40, and 73 in 2001.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gappinger

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gappinger 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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