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Where is the Rupe family from?
You can see how Rupe families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Rupe family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Rupe families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 8 Rupe families living in Virginia. This was about 27% of all the recorded Rupe's in the USA. Virginia had the highest population of Rupe families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Rupe surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.
In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Rupe. 24% of Rupe men worked as a Farmer and 15% of Rupe women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Rupe were Truck Driver and Stenographer.