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Kapler Name Meaning

German: variant of Kappler . Germanized form of Hungarian Káplár or Kaplár: from káplár status name for a corporal ultimately from Latin caput ‘head’. Slovenian: variant of Kaplar a topographic name for someone who lived by a chapel from an old variant of kapela ‘chapel’; or an occupational name for a chaplain's assistant from a German cognate of Latin capellarius (see Kappler ).

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

Similar surnames: Kapper, Kamler, Kaler, Koller, Kapfer, Kappler, Galler, Kaller

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Where is the Kapler family from?

You can see how Kapler families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Kapler family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Kapler families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 11 Kapler families living in Alberta. This was about 73% of all the recorded Kapler's in Canada. Alberta had the highest population of Kapler families in 1911.
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What did your Kapler ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Kapler. 100% of Kapler men worked as a Farmer. .

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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.

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Farmer
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Kapler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kapler 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 532 immigration records available for the last name Kapler. 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 444 military records available for the last name Kapler. For the veterans among your Kapler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Kapler lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Kapler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1996, and highest in 1979. The average life expectancy for Kapler in 1959 was 61, and 85 in 2004.

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