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Chappin Family History

Chappin Name Meaning

probably a late variant of Choppin ; see Chopping . Compare Sarah Choppen 1768 James Choppin 1770 Elis Chappin 1774 in IGI (Waltham Abbey Essex); William Choppin 1800 William Chappin 1804 in IGI (Cheshunt Herts).

Source: The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Family Names in Britain, 2021

Similar surnames: Chaplin, Chapin, Chappie, Chopin, Champion, Coppin, Caplin, Chain

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Where is the Chappin family from?

You can see how Chappin families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Chappin family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Chappin families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1911 there were 6 Chappin families living in Alberta. This was 100% of all the recorded Chappin's in Canada. Alberta had the highest population of Chappin families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Chappin surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Chappin ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Chappin. 32% of Chappin men worked as a Farmer and 100% of Chappin women worked as a Clerk. .

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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

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Gardener

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Clerk
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Chappin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Chappin 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 202 immigration records available for the last name Chappin. 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 181 military records available for the last name Chappin. For the veterans among your Chappin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Chappin lifespan?

Between 1970 and 2001, in the United States, Chappin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2001, and highest in 1977. The average life expectancy for Chappin in 1970 was 84, and 60 in 2001.

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