Kappus Family History

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Kappus Name Meaning

German: metonymic occupational name for a cabbage farmer, from Middle High German kabess ‘cabbage head’ (a loanword from Latin caput ‘head’).

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


Similar surnames: Kapp, Kappel, Kapper, Capps, Kappers, Kauk, Happe, Kalmus, Crapps

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Kappus Family Origin

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Kappus Family Occupations

What did your Kappus ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Kappus family was Keeps House. Farmer, Clerk In Store and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kappus. The most common Kappus occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Kappus's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    43%
  • Clerk In Store

    7%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Keeps House

    7%

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

Kappus Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Kappus Life Expectancy

What is the average Kappus lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Kappus life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Kappus in 1962 was 82, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kappus

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kappus 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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