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

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

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  • Farmer

    49%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Farming

    5%
  • Carpenter

    3%

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Rupe Historical Records

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Rupe Life Expectancy

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Between 1950 and 2004, 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.

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