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Repke Name Meaning

German: nickname from a diminutive of Slavic (e.g., Sorbian) repa ‘turnip’.

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


Similar surnames: Reppe, Repka, Rupe, Kapke, Lipke, Krenke, Roepke, Jenke, Reske, Ripke

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Repke Family Origin

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Repke Family Occupations

What did your Repke ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Blacksmith and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Repke. A less common occupation for the Repke family was Farm Laborer. The most common Repke occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Repke's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Blacksmith

    13%
  • Carpenter

    13%
  • Farm Laborer

    13%

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

Repke Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Repke Life Expectancy

What is the average Repke lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Repke life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Repke in 1953 was 31, and 89 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Repke

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Repke 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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