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Happ Name Meaning

South German: metonymic occupational name for someone who made sickles or who used a sickle, from Middle High German happe, heppe ‘sickle’, ‘vineyard worker’s hook’. German: from a reduced form of the medieval German personal names Hadebald or Hadebert (see Happel).

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


Similar surnames: Happe, Napp, Hipp, Harp, Hopp, Kapp, Rapp, Tapp, Lapp, Papp

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Happ Family Origin

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Happ Family Occupations

What did your Happ ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Happ family was Blacksmith. The most common Happ occupation in the USA was Farmer. 27% of Happ's were Farmers. Farmer, Farming and Tailor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Happ.

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  • Farmer

    27%
  • Farming

    5%
  • Tailor

    5%
  • Blacksmith

    4%

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

Happ Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Happ. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Happ 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Happ. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Happ. For the veterans among your Happ ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Happ Life Expectancy

What is the average Happ lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Happ life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Happ in 1942 was 44, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Happ

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Happ 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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Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
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