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Rapport Name Meaning

Dutch: possibly a nickname for some kind of official from Middle Dutch rappoort rapport ‘report statement’ ‘account declaration’. Possibly an altered form of Swiss German Rappard a habitational name from Rappertswyl Switzerland named from the ancient Germanic personal name Radobert a compound of rād ‘advice counsel’ + berht ‘bright’.

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


Similar surnames: Reppert, Pappert, Rapaport, Rappold, Napper, Rappaport, Nippert

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Where is the Rapport family from?

You can see how Rapport families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Rapport family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Rapport families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 6 Rapport families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 86% of all the recorded Rapport's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Rapport families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Rapport surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Rapport ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Rapport. 23% of Rapport men worked as a Salesman and 23% of Rapport women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Rapport were Teacher and Saleslady. .

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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

  • Salesman
    23%
  • Manager
    11%
  • Shaker
    6%
  • Teacher
    6%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    23%
  • Stenographer
    23%
  • Secretary
    15%
  • Saleslady
    15%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Rapport. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rapport 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 936 immigration records available for the last name Rapport. 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 435 military records available for the last name Rapport. For the veterans among your Rapport ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Rapport lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Rapport life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1984, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Rapport in 1960 was 73, and 82 in 2004.

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