Rupel Family History

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Rupel Name Meaning

German (Rüpel) and Slovenian: from a pet form of Ruprecht. From the 16th century, the name came to mean ‘lout’ and some late formations of the surname may have arisen from a nickname from this sense. It may also be an altered spelling of German Ruppel. EG, SL

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

Similar surnames: Rupe, Ruppel, Rubel, Rudel, Rumpel, Aubel, Redel, Raper, Ruckel, Ruge

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Rupel Family Origin

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Rupel Family Occupations

What did your Rupel ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Rupel. 58% of Rupel men worked as a Farmer and 50% of Rupel women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Rupel were Manager and Housewife

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Salesman
  • Barber
  • Manager

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
  • Housewife

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

Rupel Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Rupel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rupel 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 399 immigration records available for the last name Rupel. 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 441 military records available for the last name Rupel. For the veterans among your Rupel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rupel Life Expectancy

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Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Rupel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1996, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Rupel in 1962 was 89, and 86 in 2004.

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