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Rapson Name Meaning

English (Cornwall): patronymic from Rab, Rap, short forms of the personal name Robert.

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


Similar surnames: Ramson, Ranson, Rayson, Mapson, Lipson, Papson, Paxson, Ipson, Anson

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Rapson Family Origin

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Rapson Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    5%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    5%
  • Labourer

    5%
  • Coal Miner

    4%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Rapson family was Coal Miner. The most common Rapson occupation in the UK was Farmer. 5% of Rapson's were Farmers. Farmer, Agricultural Labourer and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rapson.

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Rapson Historical Records

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Rapson Life Expectancy

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