Rupel Name Meaning

German (Rüpel) and Slovenian: from a pet form of Ruprecht. From the 16th century, the name came to mean ‘lout’ and some late formations of the surname may have arisen from a nickname from this sense. It may also be an altered spelling of German Ruppel. EG, SL

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


Similar surnames: Rupe, Ruppel, Rubel, Rudel, Rumpel, Aubel, Redel, Raper, Ruckel, Ruge

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Rupel Family Origin

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Rupel Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    46%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Carpenter

    5%
  • Laborer

    5%

In 1880, the most common Rupel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 46% of Rupel's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rupel. A less common occupation for the Rupel family was Laborer.

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Rupel Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1962 and 2004, Rupel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1996, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Rupel in 1962 was 89, and 86 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rupel

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