Rapier Family History

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Rapier Name Meaning

Dutch: of uncertain origin; it may be a derivative of raap ‘turnip’, and hence an occupational name for a grower of turnips or other root vegetables.

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


Similar surnames: Napier, Kapner, Napper, Kapfer, Papier, Lanier, Kapper, Rapin, Raiter

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Rapier Family Origin

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Rapier Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    36%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Keeps House

    6%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Rapier family was Keeps House. The most common Rapier occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Rapier's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rapier.

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Rapier Historical Records

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Rapier Life Expectancy

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