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Rumpel Family History

Rumpel Name Meaning

from the personal name Ruombald, a compound ofnOld High German hruom ‘fame’ or hrod ‘renown’ + baldn‘bold’. variant of Rummel 2. EG

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


Similar surnames: Rummel, Rumer, Rupel, Rempel, Rammel, Ruppel, Hampel, Rumsey, Hummel

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Where is the Rumpel family from?

You can see how Rumpel families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Rumpel family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Rumpel families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 2 Rumpel families living in Ohio. This was 100% of all the recorded Rumpel's in the USA. Ohio had the highest population of Rumpel families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Rumpel surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Rumpel ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Rumpel. 17% of Rumpel men worked as a Laborer and 37% of Rumpel women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Rumpel were Clerk and Bookkeeper.

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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

  • Laborer
    17%
  • Farmer
    17%
  • Mechanic
    14%
  • Clerk
    11%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
    37%
  • Waitress
    28%
  • Housewife
    19%
  • Bookkeeper
    19%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Rumpel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rumpel 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 865 immigration records available for the last name Rumpel. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Rumpel. For the veterans among your Rumpel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Rumpel lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Rumpel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1966, and highest in 1975. The average life expectancy for Rumpel in 1962 was 68, and 77 in 2004.

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