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Repa Name Meaning

Czech (Repa) and Slovak: nickname from the vocabulary word repa ‘turnip’. Hungarian (Répa): from Hungarian répa ‘carrot’, a derivative of the Slavic word in 1 above; a nickname for someone with carrot-colored hair or for a slow-witted person.

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


Similar surnames: Repp, Repka, Rapa, Topa, Raba, Rada, Reza, Reha, Lapa, Seda

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Repa Family Origin

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Repa Family Occupations

What did your Repa ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Finisher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Repa. 25% of Repa men worked as a Laborer and 50% of Repa women worked as a Finisher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Repa were Machine Operator and Operator

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    25%
  • Mechanic
    9%
  • Farmer
    9%
  • Machine Operator
    9%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Finisher
    50%
  • Operator
    50%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Repa Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Repa. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Repa 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 452 immigration records available for the last name Repa. 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 966 military records available for the last name Repa. For the veterans among your Repa ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Repa Life Expectancy

What is the average Repa lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Repa life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Repa in 1962 was 81, and 83 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Repa 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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