Tappen Family History

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Tappen Name Meaning

variant of Tappe 1. nickname for a clumsy person, from Middle Low German tappe ‘oaf’.

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


Similar surnames: Tappe, Tapper, Tapp, Tippen, Lappen, Appel, Happe, Tepper, Rappel

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Tappen Family Origin

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Tappen Family Occupations

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  • Labourer

    43%
  • Teamster

    29%
  • Express Man

    14%
  • Journalier

    14%

In 1881, the most common Tappen occupation in Canada was Labourer. 43% of Tappen's were Labourers. Labourer, Teamster and Express Man were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Tappen. A less common occupation for the Tappen family was Journalier.

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Tappen Historical Records

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Tappen Life Expectancy

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Famous Tappen Family

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Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
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Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
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John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
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