Apps Family History

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Apps Name Meaning

English (Kent): from Middle English apse ‘aspen tree’ (Old English æpse). See also Asp. Generally, this was a topographic name for someone who lived by an aspen or a habitational name from a place named with this word, as for example Apps in Surrey, Apse on the Isle of Wight, or Asps in Warwickshire. Occasionally it may have been applied as a nickname for a timorous person, with reference to the trembling leaves. Dutch: variant of Epps.

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

Similar surnames: Epps, Happe, Sapp, Camps, Rapp, Mapp, Kapp, Apel, Capps, Lapp

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Apps Family Origin

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Apps Family Occupations

What did your Apps ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Apps occupation in Canada was Carpenter. 25% of Apps's were Carpenters. Carpenter, Farmer and Grain Merchant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Apps. A less common occupation for the Apps family was Miller.

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  • Carpenter

  • Farmer

  • Grain Merchant

  • Miller


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Apps Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 22,000 census records available for the last name Apps. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Apps 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Apps. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Apps. For the veterans among your Apps ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Apps Life Expectancy

What is the average Apps lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Apps life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1998, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Apps in 1963 was 63, and 68 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Apps 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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