Rapley Family History

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Rapley Name Meaning

English: probably connected with Rapley Farm in Berkshire, although it is not clear whether the surname is derived from the farm name or vice versa. Altered spelling of the Swiss family name Räpple (see Rappleye).

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


Similar surnames: Ratley, Rupley, Radley, Capley, Railey, Hanley, Rampey, Paley, Pasley

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Rapley Family Origin

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Rapley Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Laborer

    20%
  • Farm Laborer

    10%
  • At Home

    5%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rapley. A less common occupation for the Rapley family was At Home. The most common Rapley occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Rapley's were Farmers.

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Rapley Historical Records

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Rapley Life Expectancy

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