Rapin Name Meaning

Of uncertain origin. It is a French name, a nickname for a thief, from rapin ‘rapine’. However, the distribution of the surname in North America does not really accord with a French origin.

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


Similar surnames: Papin, Main, Chapin, Savin, Rabin, Fralin, Cain, Harpin, Rubin, Babin

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Rapin Family Origin

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Rapin Family Occupations

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  • Fisherman

    38%
  • Cooper

    25%
  • Keeping House

    25%
  • Laborer

    13%

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In 1880, Fisherman, Cooper and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rapin. A less common occupation for the Rapin family was Laborer. The most common Rapin occupation in the USA was Fisherman. 38% of Rapin's were Fishermans.

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Rapin Life Expectancy

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Between 1962 and 2004, Rapin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Rapin in 1962 was 67, and 96 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rapin

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