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Kapler Name Meaning

German: variant spelling of Kappler. Hungarian: Germanized form of Hungarian Káplár or Kaplár, status name for a corporal. It is disputed whether the Hungarian word káplár was borrowed from Italian or German, but it ultimately derives from Latin caput ‘head’. The Kapler noble family, identified as Hungarian, was registered in Pozsony (German Pressburg, Slovak Bratislava) as early as the 15th century, but their ancestors were German, and their original name was Kaplitz.

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


Similar surnames: Kapper, Kamler, Kaler, Koller, Kapfer, Kappler, Galler, Kaller

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Kapler Family Origin

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Kapler Family Occupations

What did your Kapler ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Tailor and Broom were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kapler. A less common occupation for the Kapler family was Carpenter. The most common Kapler occupation in the USA was Farmer. 44% of Kapler's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    44%
  • Tailor

    13%
  • Broom

    6%
  • Carpenter

    6%

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

Kapler Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Kapler Life Expectancy

What is the average Kapler lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Kapler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1996, and highest in 1979. The average life expectancy for Kapler in 1959 was 61, and 85 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kapler 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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