Happ Family History

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Happ Name Meaning

South German: metonymic occupational name for someone who made sickles or who used a sickle, from Middle High German happe, heppe ‘sickle’, ‘vineyard worker’s hook’. German: from a reduced form of the medieval German personal names Hadebald or Hadebert (see Happel).

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

Similar surnames: Happe, Napp, Hipp, Harp, Hopp, Kapp, Rapp, Tapp, Lapp, Papp

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Happ Family Origin

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Happ Family Occupations

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In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Happ.

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer

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Happ Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Happ. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Happ 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Happ. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Happ. For the veterans among your Happ ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Happ Life Expectancy

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Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Happ life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Happ in 1942 was 44, and 79 in 2004.

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