Rappleye Family History

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Rappleye Name Meaning

Possibly an Americanized spelling of Swiss and South German Räppli or Räpple, diminutives of Rapp. Possibly a respelling of French Rappelet, which is most probably a derivative of Old French rapel ‘occupation’, ‘profession’.

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


Similar surnames: Capley, Rapley, Railey, Rappe, Rupley, Reckley, Rampey, Happe, Rupple

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Rappleye Family Origin

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Rappleye Family Occupations

What did your Rappleye ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Retired Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rappleye. A less common occupation for the Rappleye family was Carpenter. The most common Rappleye occupation in the USA was Farmer. 48% of Rappleye's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    48%
  • Laborer

    17%
  • Retired Farmer

    17%
  • Carpenter

    4%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Rappleye ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Rappleye Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Rappleye. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rappleye 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Rappleye. 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 Rappleye. For the veterans among your Rappleye ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rappleye Life Expectancy

What is the average Rappleye lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Rappleye life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1983, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Rappleye in 1963 was 81, and 90 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rappleye

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rappleye 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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