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Hnapp Family History

Hnapp Surname Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Knapp, Napp, Happ, Snapp, Knopp, Harp, Happe, Rapp, Trapp, Hipp

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Where is the Hnapp family from?

You can see how Hnapp families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hnapp family name was found in the USA, and Scotland between 1901 and 1920. The most Hnapp families were found in Scotland in 1901. In 1901 there were 2 Hnapp families living in West Lothian. This was 100% of all the recorded Hnapp's in Scotland. West Lothian had the highest population of Hnapp families in 1901.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Hnapp surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Hnapp ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the USA named Hnapp. 100% of Hnapp men worked as a Farmer. .

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

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    100%
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Census Records

There are 99 census records available for the last name Hnapp. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hnapp census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 6 immigration records available for the last name Hnapp. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 8 military records available for the last name Hnapp. For the veterans among your Hnapp ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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