Kappenman Family History

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Kappenman Name Meaning

German (Kappenmann): probably a nickname for someone who wore a hood or a coat with a hood, from Middle Low German kappe ‘long outer garment’, ‘overcoat’, ‘robe’ (typically one made of high quality material) (see Kapp).

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


Similar surnames: Kappelman, Appelman, Kupferman, Wagenman, Wipperman, Pleiman, Kathman

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Kappenman Family Origin

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Kappenman Family Occupations

What did your Kappenman ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Kappenman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 67% of Kappenman's were Farmers. Farmer and Saloon Keeper were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Kappenman.

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  • Farmer

    67%
  • Saloon Keeper

    33%

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Kappenman Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Kappenman Life Expectancy

What is the average Kappenman lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Kappenman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1996, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Kappenman in 1962 was 63, and 63 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kappenman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kappenman 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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