Sappenfield Family History

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Sappenfield Name Meaning

A part-translation of German Sappenfeld, a habitational name from a place in northern Bavaria.

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

Similar surnames: Battenfield, Frankenfield, Penfield, Landefeld, Rosenfeld, Sarsfield

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Sappenfield Family Origin

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Sappenfield Family Occupations

What did your Sappenfield ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Sappenfield occupation in the USA was Farmer. 35% of Sappenfield's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Sappenfield family was Shoe Maker. Farmer, Farming and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sappenfield.

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  • Farmer

  • Farming

  • Laborer

  • Shoe Maker


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

Sappenfield Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Sappenfield. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sappenfield 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 77 immigration records available for the last name Sappenfield. 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 682 military records available for the last name Sappenfield. For the veterans among your Sappenfield ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sappenfield Life Expectancy

What is the average Sappenfield lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Sappenfield life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Sappenfield in 1960 was 54, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sappenfield

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sappenfield 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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