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Happel Name Meaning

German: from a pet form of the medieval German personal names Hadebald or Hadebert, composed of the elements had(u) ‘battle’, ‘strife’ + berht ‘bright’, ‘famous’ or bald ‘bold’, ‘brave’. Dutch: metonymic occupational name for a seller of apples, a variant of Appel.

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

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Happel Family Origin

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Happel Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    13%
  • Baker

    6%
  • Carpenter

    6%
  • Blacksmith

    4%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Happel family was Blacksmith. Farmer, Baker and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Happel. The most common Happel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 13% of Happel's were Farmers.

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Happel Life Expectancy

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