Tapper Family History

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Tapper Name Meaning

English and German: occupational name for a wine merchant or tavernkeeper, Middle English tapper (an agent derivative of tappen ‘to draw off’), Low German tappe ‘tap’. North German: nickname from Middle Low German tapper ‘capable’, ‘eager’, ‘courageous’. Swedish: soldier’s name from tapper ‘brave’.

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


Similar surnames: Tupper, Napper, Tipper, Tappe, Kapper, Tepper, Capper, Lepper, Sapper

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Tapper Family Origin

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Tapper Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    37%
  • Carpenter

    4%
  • Laborer

    4%
  • Cabinet Maker

    2%

In 1880, Farmer, Carpenter and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Tapper. A less common occupation for the Tapper family was Cabinet Maker. The most common Tapper occupation in the USA was Farmer. 37% of Tapper's were Farmers.

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Tapper Historical Records

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Tapper Life Expectancy

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Famous Tapper Family

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Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
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Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
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