Mapp Family History

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Mapp Name Meaning

from a variant of the medieval female personal name Mab(be), a short form of Middle English, Old French Amabel (from Latin amabilis ‘loveable’). This has survived into the 20th century in the short form Mabel. possibly from an unattested Old English male personal name, Mappa. Welsh: from Old Welsh map, mab ‘son’, which was used as a distinguishing epithet.

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

Similar surnames: Napp, Sapp, Tapp, Gapp, Japp, Happ, Happe, Mars, Capp, Rapp

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Mapp Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Mapp name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Mapp. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Cameroon, Congo, & Southern Bantu Peoples


  • Benin/Togo


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Ivory Coast/Ghana


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Mapp Family Origin

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Mapp Family Occupations

What did your Mapp ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Mapp family was Farm Laborer. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mapp. The most common Mapp occupation in the USA was Farmer. 44% of Mapp's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Farm Laborer


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Mapp Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 22,000 census records available for the last name Mapp. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mapp 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Mapp. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Mapp. For the veterans among your Mapp ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mapp Life Expectancy

What is the average Mapp lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Mapp life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Mapp in 1946 was 19, and 75 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mapp 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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