Dapper Family History

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Dapper Name Meaning

Dutch and North German: nickname from dapper ‘brave’, ‘gallant’.

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


Similar surnames: Tapper, Napper, Kapper, Dupper, Sapper, Kappers, Happe, Happel

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Dapper Family Origin

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Dapper Family Occupations

What did your Dapper ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Dapper occupation in the USA was Farmer. 32% of Dapper's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Dapper family was Bookkeeper. Farmer, Tailor and Barber were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dapper.

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  • Farmer

    32%
  • Tailor

    9%
  • Barber

    5%
  • Bookkeeper

    5%

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

Dapper Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Dapper Life Expectancy

What is the average Dapper lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Dapper life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1999, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Dapper in 1959 was 56, and 94 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dapper

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dapper 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 Dapper Family

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Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
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