Lapan Family History

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Lapan Name Meaning

New England form of French LePin, LesPins, from pin, ‘pine tree’, with the article le, plural les. This name illustrates the characteristic North American tendency to Americanize the spelling of French names and use the feminine definite article as a generic, i.e. la famille Pin. Slovenian: nickname from lapati ‘to babble’, from Slovenian dialect lap ‘throat’.

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

Similar surnames: Laban, Pan, Lian, Lapin, Lapa, Capan, Naman, Zaman, Maran, Logan

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Lapan Family Origin

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Lapan Family Occupations

What did your Lapan ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Lapan occupation in Canada was Farmer. 50% of Lapan's were Farmers. Farmer and Farmer Son were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Lapan.

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  • Farmer

  • Farmer Son


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

Lapan Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Lapan. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lapan 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 354 immigration records available for the last name Lapan. 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 Lapan. For the veterans among your Lapan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lapan Life Expectancy

What is the average Lapan lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Lapan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Lapan in 1955 was 50, and 73 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lapan 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.

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