Japhet Family History

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Japhet Name Meaning

From the Biblical name Japhet.

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


Similar surnames: Japp, Rachel, Jaquet, Janet, Happel, Appelt, Papes, Piet, Hache

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Japhet Family Origin

Where is the Japhet family from?

Japhet Family Occupations

What did your Japhet ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Japhet occupation in the USA was Farmer. 47% of Japhet's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Japhet family was Keeps House. Farmer, Farm Laborer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Japhet.

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  • Farmer

    47%
  • Farm Laborer

    12%
  • Blacksmith

    6%
  • Keeps House

    6%

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

Japhet Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Japhet. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Japhet 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 Japhet

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Japhet. 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 Japhet. For the veterans among your Japhet ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Japhet Life Expectancy

What is the average Japhet lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Japhet life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1966, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Japhet in 1962 was 77, and 67 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Japhet

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Japhet 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.

Famous Japhet Family

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Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
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Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
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Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
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