Rappa Family History

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Rappa Name Meaning

Italian: from Sicilian rappa ‘bunch’, ‘cluster’ or Italian rappa ‘lock’, ‘quiff’, presumably applied as a nickname with reference to someone’s hair.

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

Similar surnames: Cappa, Zappa, Rapa, Raspa, Rapp, Repa, Nappa, Coppa, Raposa, Pappa

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Rappa Family Origin

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Rappa Family Occupations

What did your Rappa ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Rappa occupation in the USA was Laborer. 100% of Rappa's were Laborers.

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  • Laborer


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Rappa Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Rappa. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rappa 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Rappa. 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 Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Rappa. For the veterans among your Rappa ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rappa Life Expectancy

What is the average Rappa lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Rappa life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Rappa in 1945 was 45, and 75 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rappa 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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