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

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  • Farmer

    100%

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

Source: Census data for Rapa | Data not to scale

Rapa Historical Records

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Rapa Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1947 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rapa

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