Chappelear Family History

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Chappelear Name Meaning

Anglicized spelling of French Chapel(l)ier, an occupational name for a maker or seller of hats, from an agent derivative of chapel (see Chapel). This is a Huguenot name.

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


Similar surnames: Schappell, Chandler, Chappell, Capper, Clapper, Chapel, Cappella

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Chappelear Family Origin

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Chappelear Family Occupations

What did your Chappelear ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Chappelear family was Keeping House. Farmer, Carpenter and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Chappelear. The most common Chappelear occupation in the USA was Farmer. 41% of Chappelear's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    41%
  • Carpenter

    18%
  • Farming

    9%
  • Keeping House

    9%

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Chappelear Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Chappelear Life Expectancy

What is the average Chappelear lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Chappelear life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1991, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Chappelear in 1962 was 59, and 74 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Chappelear 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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