Lapka Family History

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Lapka Name Meaning

Polish (Lapka): from a diminutive of Lapa ‘paw’, ‘mutton fist’ (see Lapa).

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

Similar surnames: Lapa, Lapin, Latka, Lipka, Laba, Laska, Luka, Papke, Baka, Lana

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Lapka Family Origin

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Lapka Family Occupations

What did your Lapka ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Lapka occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Lapka's were Farmers. Farmer and Laborer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Lapka.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer


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

Lapka Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Lapka. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lapka 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 503 immigration records available for the last name Lapka. 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 381 military records available for the last name Lapka. For the veterans among your Lapka ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lapka Life Expectancy

What is the average Lapka lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Lapka life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Lapka in 1948 was 28, and 68 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lapka 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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