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

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Rupe Family Origin

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Rupe Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    49%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Farming

    5%
  • Carpenter

    3%

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.

Source: Census data for Rupe | Data not to scale

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Rupe Life Expectancy

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United States

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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rupe

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