Kapp Name Meaning

from Middle High German kappe ‘hooded cloak’, hence a metonymic occupational name for a maker of hoods and hooded cloaks or a nickname for someone who habitually wore such a garment. nickname for a man with a high voice, from Middle High German kappe ‘capon’. from a variant of the personal name Kaspar.

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

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Kapp Family Origin

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Kapp Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    34%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Keeping House

    4%
  • Farming

    4%

In 1880, the most common Kapp occupation in the USA was Farmer. 34% of Kapp's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Kapp family was Farming. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kapp.

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Kapp Life Expectancy

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Between 1947 and 2004, Kapp life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Kapp in 1947 was 42, and 81 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kapp

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