Rapier Family History

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Rapier Name Meaning

Dutch: of uncertain origin; it may be a derivative of raap ‘turnip’, and hence an occupational name for a grower of turnips or other root vegetables.

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


Similar surnames: Napier, Kapner, Napper, Kapfer, Papier, Lanier, Kapper, Rapin, Raiter

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Rapier Family Origin

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Rapier Family Occupations

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  • Assistant

    14%
  • Chemist

    14%
  • Civil Engineer

    14%
  • Civil Service Writer Unemployed

    14%

In 1881, Assistant, Chemist and Civil Engineer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rapier. The most common Rapier occupation in the UK was Assistant. 14% of Rapier's were Assistants. A less common occupation for the Rapier family was Civil Service Writer Unemployed.

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Rapier Historical Records

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Rapier Life Expectancy

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