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Kappler Name Meaning

German:: occupational name for a clergyman bound to a chapel and living in its vicinity (i.e. a chaplain or a chaplain's assistant) from Latin capellarius. habitational name for someone from a place called Kappel or a topographic name for someone who lived by a chapel Middle High German kappel(le) (see Kappel ).

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


Similar surnames: Kappel, Kapper, Knapper, Kandler, Kopper, Wappler, Poppler, Kaller

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Where is the Kappler family from?

You can see how Kappler families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Kappler family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Kappler families were found in USA in 1920. In 1840 there was 1 Kappler family living in Louisiana. This was 100% of all the recorded Kappler's in USA. Louisiana had the highest population of Kappler families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Kappler surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Kappler ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Kappler. 19% of Kappler men worked as a Farmer and 15% of Kappler women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kappler were Painter and Clerk. .

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

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    19%
  • Laborer
    12%
  • Salesman
    10%
  • Painter
    6%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Teacher
    15%
  • Stenographer
    13%
  • Saleslady
    13%
  • Clerk
    10%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Kappler. 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 Cards

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Kappler. For the veterans among your Kappler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Kappler lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Kappler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Kappler in 1956 was 30, and 78 in 2004.

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