Sapp Family History

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Sapp Name Meaning

German: from a short form (Sabbe) of a Germanic personal name with sacha ‘legal case or action’ as the first element. English: topographic name from Middle English sap ‘spruce tree’ (Old English sæppe).

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


Similar surnames: Tapp, Gapp, Napp, Sopp, Mapp, Capp, Japp, Sale, Sand, Happ

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Sapp Family Origin

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Sapp Family Occupations

What did your Sapp ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Sapp. 20% of Sapp men worked as a Farmer and 34% of Sapp women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Sapp were Salesman and President

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    20%
  • Laborer
    14%
  • Merchant
    14%
  • Salesman
    14%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Housewife
    34%
  • Institutrice Soeur
    34%
  • President
    34%

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

Sapp Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 68,000 census records available for the last name Sapp. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sapp 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 Sapp. 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 15,000 military records available for the last name Sapp. For the veterans among your Sapp ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sapp Life Expectancy

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Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Sapp life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Sapp in 1943 was 37, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sapp

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sapp 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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