Kappes Family History

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Kappes Name Meaning

German: variant of Kappus.

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


Similar surnames: Kippes, Kappers, Kapper, Capps, Kappel, Kipper, Kappus, Kapp, Kaps

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Kappes Family Origin

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Kappes Family Occupations

What did your Kappes ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Kappes occupation in the USA was Carpenter. 8% of Kappes's were Carpenters. Carpenter, Baker and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kappes. A less common occupation for the Kappes family was Keeping House.

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  • Carpenter

    8%
  • Baker

    6%
  • Farmer

    6%
  • Keeping House

    4%

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

Kappes Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Kappes Life Expectancy

What is the average Kappes lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Kappes life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Kappes in 1944 was 30, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kappes

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kappes 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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Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
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