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Rupp Family History

Rupp Name Meaning

German: from a short form of Rupprecht . Compare Roop Roup Roupe and Rupe .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Rump, Ropp, Ripp, Bupp, Rudi, Hupp, Ruppe, Upp, Rupe, Rush

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Where is the Rupp family from?

You can see how Rupp families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Rupp family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Rupp families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 61 Rupp families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 67% of all the recorded Rupp's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Rupp families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Rupp surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Rupp ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Rupp. 15% of Rupp men worked as a Farmer and 9% of Rupp women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Rupp were Clerk and Housekeeper. .

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

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Clerk

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
  • Clerk
  • Housewife
  • Housekeeper
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Census Records

There are 53,000 census records available for the last name Rupp. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rupp census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 8,000 immigration records available for the last name Rupp. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 17,000 military records available for the last name Rupp. For the veterans among your Rupp ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Rupp lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Rupp life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Rupp in 1944 was 35, and 75 in 2004.

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