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Chapnick Name Meaning

Americanized form of Polish and Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic) Czapnik: occupational name for a maker of caps. Compare Chapman Americanized form of Polish Chapnik: from chapać ‘to snatch or snap at’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Charnock, Chernick, Chesnick, Krupnick, Honick, Harnick, Cherniak

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Where is the Chapnick family from?

You can see how Chapnick families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Chapnick family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1891 and 1920. The most Chapnick families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 10 Chapnick families living in Quebec. This was 100% of all the recorded Chapnick's in Canada. Quebec had the highest population of Chapnick families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Chapnick surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Chapnick ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Office Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Chapnick. 16% of Chapnick men worked as a Salesman and 25% of Chapnick women worked as an Office Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Chapnick were Tailor and Secretary. .

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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.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Salesman
  • Operator
  • Furrier
  • Tailor

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Office Clerk
  • Stenographer
  • Dressmaking
  • Secretary
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Census Records

There are 843 census records available for the last name Chapnick. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Chapnick 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 172 immigration records available for the last name Chapnick. 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 161 military records available for the last name Chapnick. For the veterans among your Chapnick ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Chapnick lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Chapnick life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Chapnick in 1963 was 57, and 76 in 2004.

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