Stapp Family History

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Stapp Name Meaning

English: topographic name from Middle English stappe ‘step’, probably denoting someone who lived by a ford with stepping stones.

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


Similar surnames: Sapp, Stoop, Stamp, Stapf, Tapp, Knapp, Trapp, Staple, Starr, Star

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Stapp Family Origin

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Stapp Family Occupations

What did your Stapp ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Stapp. 13% of Stapp men worked as a Farmer and 7% of Stapp women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Stapp were Farming and Bookkeeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    13%
  • Laborer
    12%
  • Salesman
    4%
  • Farming
    3%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Teacher
    7%
  • Housekeeper
    6%
  • Laborer
    6%
  • Bookkeeper
    5%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Stapp Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 18,000 census records available for the last name Stapp. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Stapp 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Stapp. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Stapp. For the veterans among your Stapp ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Stapp Life Expectancy

What is the average Stapp lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Stapp life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1941, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Stapp in 1941 was 40, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Stapp

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Stapp 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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