Kaplon Family History

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Kaplon Name Meaning

Polish (Kaplon): nickname from kaplon ‘capon’. Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant spelling of Kaplan. Hungarian: habitational name from a place so named in Nógrád county in northern Hungary or from Kaplony in former Szatmár county. Both places were named with Turkic kaplon ‘tiger’, probably indicating that these villages were established by a clan of Kalizes, Uzes, Pechenegs, Cumanians, or some other extinct Turkic people whose totemic animal was the tiger.

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

Similar surnames: Kaplan, Kaplin, Kalen, Kaplun, Jablon, Koplin, Tallon, Caplan, Kalan

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Kaplon Family Origin

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Kaplon Family Occupations

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In 1940, Salesman and Bookkeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Kaplon. 9% of Kaplon men worked as a Salesman and 10% of Kaplon women worked as a Bookkeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kaplon were Merchant and Bookeeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Salesman
  • Clerk
  • Proprietor
  • Merchant

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Bookkeeper
  • Cashier
  • Secretary
  • Bookeeper

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Kaplon Historical Records

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Census Record

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Passenger List

There are 573 immigration records available for the last name Kaplon. 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 427 military records available for the last name Kaplon. For the veterans among your Kaplon ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kaplon Life Expectancy

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Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Kaplon life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Kaplon in 1960 was 44, and 74 in 2004.

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