Rupe Family History

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Rupe Name Meaning

German: from Middle Low German rupe ‘caterpillar’, hence a nickname for a gardener. EG Altered spelling of German Rupp or Ruppe. exg***

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


Similar surnames: Roupe, Ruge, Ruple, Grupe, Rupel, Rube, Rule, Rape, Ruppe, Auge

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Rupe Family Origin

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Rupe Family Occupations

What did your Rupe ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Rupe occupation in the USA was Farmer. 49% of Rupe's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rupe. A less common occupation for the Rupe family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

    49%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Farming

    5%
  • Carpenter

    3%

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

Rupe Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Rupe Life Expectancy

What is the average Rupe lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Rupe life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1974. The average life expectancy for Rupe in 1950 was 39, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rupe

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rupe 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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