Nappa Family History

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Nappa Name Meaning

from nappa ‘gib’, ‘large nose’; from Calabrian nappa ‘clay dish’, or the same word in Sicilian meaning ‘dish’, ‘protruding chin (for want of teeth)’; from (n)nappa ‘ingenue’.

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

Similar surnames: Nappo, Nappi, Rappa, Nasca, Knapp, Nipp, Kappas, Papp, Suppa, Capps

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Nappa Family Origin

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Nappa Family Occupations

What did your Nappa ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Nappa. 15% of Nappa men worked as a Laborer and 14% of Nappa women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Nappa were Carpenter and Orpstoner

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Foreman
  • Gardener
  • Carpenter

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
  • Machine Operator
  • Maid
  • Orpstoner

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Nappa Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Nappa. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Nappa 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 606 immigration records available for the last name Nappa. 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 250 military records available for the last name Nappa. For the veterans among your Nappa ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Nappa Life Expectancy

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Between 1952 and 2003, in the United States, Nappa life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1983, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Nappa in 1952 was 53, and 66 in 2003.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Nappa 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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