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

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  • Journeyman Baker

    50%
  • Seaman

    50%

In 1881, Journeyman Baker and Seaman were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Repp. The most common Repp occupation in the UK was Journeyman Baker. 50% of Repp's were Journeyman Bakers.

Source: Census data for Repp | Data not to scale

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Repp Life Expectancy

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Between 1946 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Repp

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