Lappen Family History

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Lappen Name Meaning

German: variant of Lappe.

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


Similar surnames: Tappen, Lappin, Deppen, Kappen, Lappe, Lapp, Appel, Happel, Tippen

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Lappen Family Origin

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Lappen Family Occupations

What did your Lappen ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Lappen family was Keeping House. Laborer, Farmer and Coal Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lappen. The most common Lappen occupation in the USA was Laborer. 22% of Lappen's were Laborers.

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  • Laborer

    22%
  • Farmer

    17%
  • Coal Miner

    11%
  • Keeping House

    11%

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

Lappen Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Lappen Life Expectancy

What is the average Lappen lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Lappen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Lappen in 1961 was 61, and 46 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lappen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lappen 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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