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Ruppel Name Meaning

South German: from a pet form of Rupprecht. EG

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


Similar surnames: Rupel, Rumpel, Rippel, Ruckel, Ruppe, Poppel, Rupp, Dippel, Koppel

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Where is the Ruppel family from?

You can see how Ruppel families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Ruppel family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Ruppel families were found in USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 113 Ruppel families living in New York. This was about 27% of all the recorded Ruppel's in USA. New York had the highest population of Ruppel families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Ruppel surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Ruppel ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Ruppel. 15% of Ruppel men worked as a Laborer and 12% of Ruppel women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Ruppel were Salesman and Saleslady. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    15%
  • Farmer
    12%
  • Clerk
    8%
  • Salesman
    7%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    12%
  • Waitress
    9%
  • Housekeeper
    9%
  • Saleslady
    8%
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Census Records

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Ruppel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ruppel census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Ruppel. 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 Cards

There are 3,000 military records available for the last name Ruppel. For the veterans among your Ruppel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Ruppel lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Ruppel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Ruppel in 1958 was 50, and 80 in 2004.

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