Rupley Family History

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Rupley Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of Swiss German Rup(p)li, from a short form of a Germanic personal name formed with hrod ‘renown’, or of German Ruple. Compare Ruprecht, Robert. UK 0. exg***

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

Similar surnames: Ruley, Rubley, Ruple, Buley, Rapley, Russey, Remley, Gurley, Hopley

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Rupley Family Origin

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Rupley Family Occupations

What did your Rupley ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Rupley occupation in the UK was Labourer. 100% of Rupley's were Labourers.

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  • Labourer


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Rupley ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Rupley Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Rupley. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rupley 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 224 immigration records available for the last name Rupley. 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 521 military records available for the last name Rupley. For the veterans among your Rupley ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rupley Life Expectancy

What is the average Rupley lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2003, in the United States, Rupley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1981, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Rupley in 1958 was 45, and 80 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rupley

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rupley 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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