Chap Family History

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Chap Name Meaning

Cambodian: unexplained.

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


Similar surnames: Cham, Chau, Chay, Chan, Hamp, Coan, Chee, Che, Hau, Chia

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Chap Family Origin

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Chap Family Occupations

What did your Chap ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Chap occupation in the USA was Farmer. 55% of Chap's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Chap family was Laborer. Farmer, Cigar Maker and Hunting, Fishing, Work On Ranches. were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Chap.

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  • Farmer

    55%
  • Cigar Maker

    9%
  • Hunting, Fishing, Work On Ranches.

    9%
  • Laborer

    9%

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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Chap ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Chap Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Chap. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Chap 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Chap. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Chap. For the veterans among your Chap ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Chap Life Expectancy

What is the average Chap lifespan?

Between 1965 and 2004, in the United States, Chap life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1994, and highest in 1978. The average life expectancy for Chap in 1965 was 56, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Chap

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Chap 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.

Famous Chap Family

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Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
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