Rappel Family History

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Rappel Name Meaning

German: nickname from a diminutive of Middle High German rapp, rabe ‘raven’ (see Rapp).

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

Similar surnames: Kappel, Rapp, Rappe, Appel, Happe, Apfel, Happel, Kapper, Rammel

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Rappel Family Origin

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Rappel Family Occupations

What did your Rappel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Rappel family was Gardener. The most common Rappel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 22% of Rappel's were Farmers. Farmer, Barber and Engineer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rappel.

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  • Farmer

  • Barber

  • Engineer

  • Gardener


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Rappel Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Rappel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rappel 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 Rappel. 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 Rappel. For the veterans among your Rappel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rappel Life Expectancy

What is the average Rappel lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Rappel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1967, and highest in 1972. The average life expectancy for Rappel in 1963 was 63, and 75 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rappel 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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