Raap Name Meaning

Dutch: from Middle Dutch rape ‘turnip’; a metonymic occupational name for a turnip grower, or perhaps a derisory nickname.German: variant of Raab (see Rabe).North German: from Middle Low German rap ‘fast’.

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


Similar surnames: Rasp, Raak, Kamp, Ramp, Haar, Ramm, Rapp, Roup, Kapp, Raad

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Raap Family Origin

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Raap Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Cooper Smith

    11%
  • Keeping House

    11%
  • Laborer

    11%

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In 1880, Farmer, Cooper Smith and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Raap. A less common occupation for the Raap family was Laborer. The most common Raap occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Raap's were Farmers.

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Raap Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1961 and 2004, Raap life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Raap in 1961 was 46, and 88 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Raap

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