Rappe Family History

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Rappe Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Rapp 2. French: habitational name from La Rappe in the Vosges, so named from Middle French raspe ‘wood cut from a copse’, ‘cut brushwood’.

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

Similar surnames: Happe, Rapp, Rape, Rapps, Rappel, Ruppe, Range, Lapre, Rampey, Tappe

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Rappe Family Origin

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Rappe Family Occupations

What did your Rappe ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Rappe occupation in the UK was Butcher. 50% of Rappe's were Butchers. Butcher and Greengrocer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Rappe.

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  • Butcher

  • Greengrocer


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Rappe ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Rappe Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Rappe. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rappe census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 657 immigration records available for the last name Rappe. 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 Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Rappe. For the veterans among your Rappe ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rappe Life Expectancy

What is the average Rappe lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Rappe life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Rappe in 1959 was 59, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rappe

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rappe ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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