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Rape Surname Meaning

Irish: variant of Reap English: variant of Roop . Altered form of German Reeb .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Rappe, Raper, Krape, Rawe, Tape, Rupe, Reape, Race, Rabe, Lape

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Where is the Rape family from?

You can see how Rape families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Rape family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Rape families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 17 Rape families living in London. This was about 30% of all the recorded Rape's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Rape families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Rape surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Rape ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Wool Warehouseman and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Rape. 100% of Rape men worked as a Wool Warehouseman and 100% of Rape women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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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.

Top Male Occupations In 1939

  • Wool Warehouseman

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
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Census Records

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Rape. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rape 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 677 immigration records available for the last name Rape. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 4,000 military records available for the last name Rape. For the veterans among your Rape ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Rape lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Rape life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Rape in 1944 was 40, and 76 in 2004.

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