Roepke Family History

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Roepke Name Meaning

North German (also Röpke): from a pet form of the personal name Rupprecht, a variant of Robert.

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

Similar surnames: Roelke, Toepke, Roebke, Doepke, Dopke, Koepke, Kopke, Remke, Roeske

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Roepke Family Origin

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Roepke Family Occupations

What did your Roepke ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Druggist and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Roepke. The most common Roepke occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Roepke's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Roepke family was Cigar Maker.

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  • Farmer

  • Druggist

  • Carpenter

  • Cigar Maker


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

Roepke Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Roepke. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Roepke 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 952 immigration records available for the last name Roepke. 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 Roepke. For the veterans among your Roepke ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Roepke Life Expectancy

What is the average Roepke lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Roepke life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Roepke in 1941 was 39, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Roepke

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Roepke 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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