Rapa Family History

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Rapa Name Meaning

Italian: from rapa ‘turnip’; a metonymic occupational name for a grower or seller of turnips, or a derogatory nickname for a stupid person, from the same word in a transferred sense. Portuguese and Galician: habitational name from any of the towns called Rapa, in Portugal and in A Coruña, Galicia.

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


Similar surnames: Raba, Rama, Rana, Lapa, Raspa, Papa, Raia, Apa, Raya, Rada

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Rapa Family Origin

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Rapa Family Occupations

What did your Rapa ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Rapa occupation in the USA was Farmer. 100% of Rapa's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    100%

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

Rapa Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Rapa. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rapa 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Rapa. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Rapa. For the veterans among your Rapa ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rapa Life Expectancy

What is the average Rapa lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Rapa life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Rapa in 1947 was 48, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rapa

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rapa 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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Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
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