Repp Family History

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Repp Name Meaning

Eastern German: from Slavic repa ‘turnip’, applied as a nickname for someone who was slow-witted or as a metonymic occupational name for a grower or seller of turnips. North German: metonymic occupational name for a ropemaker, from Middle Low German rep, rep ‘rope’.

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

Similar surnames: Reppe, Rapp, Reep, Rehm, Repa, Remp, Lepp, Tropp, Krepp, Depp

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Repp Family Origin

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Repp Family Occupations

What did your Repp ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Bookkeeping Shipping Officer and lady (shopkeeper) Childreans Wear were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Repp. 17% of Repp men worked as a Bookkeeping Shipping Officer and 25% of Repp women worked as a lady (shopkeeper) Childreans Wear. Some less common occupations for Americans named Repp were Head Waiter Palatine Club and House Holder

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Bookkeeping Shipping Officer
  • Chemist Salesman
  • Civil Servant Ministry Of Labour
  • Head Waiter Palatine Club

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • lady (shopkeeper) Childreans Wear
  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Dressmaker Fitter
  • House Holder

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

Repp Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 14,000 census records available for the last name Repp. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Repp 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Repp. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Repp. For the veterans among your Repp ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Repp Life Expectancy

What is the average Repp lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Repp life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Repp in 1946 was 62, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Repp

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