Kaps Name Meaning

German: reduced form of Kappus. Slovenian (Kapš): probably a shortened and metathesized form of the personal name Kašper, an old vernacular form of Gašper (see Caspar).

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


Similar surnames: Kass, Kops, Vas, Kapp, Kaas, Kaus, Faas, Kast, Jass, Mars

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Kaps Family Origin

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Kaps Family Occupations

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  • Barber

    18%
  • Cabinet Maker

    18%
  • Blacksmith

    9%
  • Builder & Contractor

    9%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Kaps family was Builder & Contractor. Barber, Cabinet Maker and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kaps. The most common Kaps occupation in the USA was Barber. 18% of Kaps's were Barbers.

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Kaps Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1963 and 2004, Kaps life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1990, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Kaps in 1963 was 79, and 82 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kaps

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