Repsher Family History

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Repsher Name Meaning

Probably an altered spelling of South German Rebscher, an occupational name for a vine dresser, from Middle High German rebe ‘vine’ + scher(er) ‘cutter’.

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


Similar surnames: Reiser, Reisner, Reusser, Reisler, Risher, Resner, Resser, Recher

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Repsher Family Origin

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Repsher Family Occupations

What did your Repsher ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Repsher occupation in the USA was Farmer. 22% of Repsher's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Repsher family was Shoemaker. Farmer, Works In Slate Quarry and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Repsher.

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  • Farmer

    22%
  • Works In Slate Quarry

    22%
  • Laborer

    17%
  • Shoemaker

    9%

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Repsher Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Repsher. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Repsher 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Repsher. 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 Repsher. For the veterans among your Repsher ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Repsher Life Expectancy

What is the average Repsher lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Repsher life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1973. The average life expectancy for Repsher in 1952 was 54, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Repsher

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Repsher 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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