Chapman Name Origin, Meaning and Family History

Chapman Name Meaning: This is an occupational surname often given to a business man, merchant or trader. Taken from the old English Ceapmann; Ceap meaning to deal, barter or bargain plus Mann, ‘man’.

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Surname Distribution

Census frequency by county

Name Concentrations Within England and Wales

Chapman Surname Statistics

Top Professions for the Chapman family

Profession Census Frequency
Living On Own Means 635
General Labourer 572
General Servant Domestic 369
Scholar 347
Dress Maker 337
Farmer 324
Agricultural Labourer 259
Cook Domestic 252
Domestic Servant 219
Ordinary Agricultural Labourer 188
Housemaid Domestic 178
Carpenter 155
Laundress Wash 151
Coal Miner Hewer 134
School 132
House Maid Domestic 125
Dressmaker 121
Bricklayer 114
Tailoress 112
Gardener Domestic 111
Charwoman 110
Servant Domestic 95
Cotton Weaver 95
Blacksmith 89
Farm Labourer 86

Chapman Surname Variants Ranking

Rank Surname Match Census Frequency
1 Chapman 100% 305,995
2 Chipman 86% 1,868
3 Chopman 86% 867
4 Chepman 86% 331
5 Chapmen 86% 146
6 Chapmon 86% 108

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The surname Chapman is the most popular version of all its varients

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