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

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Laborer

    15%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Carpenter

    4%

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

Source: Census data for Lape | Data not to scale

Lape Historical Records

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Lape Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1940 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lape

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