Ruppel Family History

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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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Ruppel Family Origin

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Ruppel Family Occupations

What did your Ruppel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Tailor, Farmer and Cabinet Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ruppel. A less common occupation for the Ruppel family was Carpenter. The most common Ruppel occupation in the USA was Tailor. 9% of Ruppel's were Tailors.

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  • Tailor

  • Farmer

  • Cabinet Maker

  • Carpenter


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Ruppel ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Ruppel Historical Records

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Census Record

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 List

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 Card

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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Ruppel Life Expectancy

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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ruppel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ruppel ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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