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Apps Family History

Apps Name Meaning

English: 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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Where is the Apps family from?

You can see how Apps families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Apps family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Apps families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1911 there were 66 Apps families living in Ontario. This was about 65% of all the recorded Apps's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Apps families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Apps surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Apps ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Apps. 44% of Apps men worked as a Farmer. .

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

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Farmer
  • Labourer
  • Operator
  • Miller
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Census Records

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 Lists

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 Cards

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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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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