Tappe Name Meaning

German: metonymic occupational name for the owner of a tavern or a nickname for a drinker, from Low German tappe ‘tap’. German: variant of Tapp. English: variant spelling of Tapp.

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


Similar surnames: Tapper, Happe, Tapp, Topp, Tappen, Tepper, Trapp, Tippen, Tape, Tarte

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Tappe Family Origin

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Tappe Family Occupations

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  • Butcher

    11%
  • Champagne Maker

    6%
  • Cigar Maker

    6%
  • Coal Miner

    6%

In 1880, the most common Tappe occupation in the USA was Butcher. 11% of Tappe's were Butchers. Butcher, Champagne Maker and Cigar Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Tappe. A less common occupation for the Tappe family was Coal Miner.

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Tappe Historical Records

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Tappe Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1952 and 2004, Tappe life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Tappe in 1952 was 44, and 78 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Tappe

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