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Rupel Family History

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.

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

17,949 Historical Documents with Rupel on Ancestry.com
4,374 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
403 Military Records
376 Immigration Records
5,282 Census and Voter Lists
7,514 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Rupel Families

  • Number of Rupel families
     13 - 24
     5 - 12
     1 - 4
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Rupel families
     5 - 7
     2 - 4
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
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    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Rupel Family Origin

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Rupel Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Rupel

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Rupel Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Rupel Civil War Service Records

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