Lape Family History

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Lape Name Meaning

German: Americanized spelling of Laib. German: Americanized spelling of Lapp. Perhaps a variant of Polish Lapa (see Lapa).

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


Similar surnames: Rape, Pape, Lapa, Lipe, Lage, Laue, Tape, Lail, Lampe, Lapp

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Lape Family Origin

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Lape Family Occupations

What did your Lape ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lape. A less common occupation for the Lape family was Carpenter. The most common Lape occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Lape's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Laborer

    15%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Carpenter

    4%

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

Lape Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 13,000 census records available for the last name Lape. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lape 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 585 immigration records available for the last name Lape. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Lape. For the veterans among your Lape ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lape Life Expectancy

What is the average Lape lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Lape life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Lape in 1940 was 38, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lape

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lape 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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