Tappan Family History

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Tappan Name Meaning

Possibly an altered spelling of Tappen.

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


Similar surnames: Tayman, Caplan, Tallman, Cappa, Tippen, Lapan, Pappa, Gappa, Tappe

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Tappan Family Origin

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Tappan Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    30%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Carpenter

    6%
  • Laborer

    5%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Tappan family was Laborer. Farmer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Tappan. The most common Tappan occupation in the USA was Farmer. 30% of Tappan's were Farmers.

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Tappan Historical Records

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Tappan Life Expectancy

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