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Sap Family History

Sap 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: Cap, Say, Sa, Sas, Sak, Sam, Yap, Sapp, Sax, San

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Where is the Sap family from?

You can see how Sap families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Sap family name was found in the USA, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Sap families were found in USA in 1880. In 1871 there was 1 Sap family living in Midlothian. This was 100% of all the recorded Sap's in Scotland. Midlothian had the highest population of Sap families in 1871.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Sap surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Sap ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Laborer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Sap. 49% of Sap men worked as a Laborer and 46% of Sap women worked as a Laborer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Sap were Weaver and Maid. .

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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

  • Laborer
    49%
  • Farmer
    25%
  • Salesman
    7%
  • Weaver
    7%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    46%
  • Housewife
    19%
  • Farm Laborer
    19%
  • Maid
    19%
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What Sap family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Sap. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sap 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 549 immigration records available for the last name Sap. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Sap. For the veterans among your Sap ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Sap lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2003, in the United States, Sap life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1989, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Sap in 1959 was 58, and 66 in 2003.

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