Kappers Family History

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Kappers Name Meaning

Dutch (also Cappers): occupational name for a hood maker ornickname for someone who habitually wore a hood, from an agentderivative of Middle Dutch cappe ‘hood’. Dutch and North German: patronymic form of a variant of the personal names Gebhardt or Kasper (see also Kaspar).

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

Similar surnames: Kapper, Capers, Happe, Capper, Napper, Kopper, Kaper, Kappel, Kippes

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Kappers Family Origin

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Kappers Family Occupations

What did your Kappers ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Kappers occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Kappers's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Kappers family was Tailor Shop. Farmer and Laborer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Kappers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Tailor Shop


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Kappers Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Kappers. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kappers 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 305 immigration records available for the last name Kappers. 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 112 military records available for the last name Kappers. For the veterans among your Kappers ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kappers Life Expectancy

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Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Kappers life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1994, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Kappers in 1945 was 53, and 83 in 2004.

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