Rapin Name Meaning

Of uncertain origin. It is a French name, a nickname for a thief, from rapin ‘rapine’. However, the distribution of the surname in North America does not really accord with a French origin.

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


Similar surnames: Papin, Main, Chapin, Savin, Rabin, Fralin, Cain, Harpin, Rubin, Babin

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Rapin Family Origin

Where is the Rapin family from?

SHOW MORE

Rapin Family Occupations

What did your Rapin ancestors do for a living?

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

SHOW MORE
  • Fileuse

    27%
  • Fermier Son

    18%
  • Enfageur

    9%
  • Fermier

    9%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Rapin family was Fermier. The most common Rapin occupation in Canada was Fileuse. 27% of Rapin's were Fileuses. Fileuse, Fermier Son and Enfageur were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rapin.

Source: Census data for Rapin | Data not to scale

Rapin Historical Records

What Rapin family records will you find?

Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Rapin ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

Search 1881 Canadian census records for Rapin

Solve your own mystery as you explore your history.

Rapin Life Expectancy

What is the average Rapin lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rapin 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.

SHOW MORE

United States

Between 1962 and 2004, Rapin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Rapin in 1962 was 67, and 96 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rapin

Famous Rapin Family

Is anyone famous hiding in your tree?

SHOW MORE
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)

Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Look up another name