Rapps Family History

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Rapps Name Meaning

Jewish: Americanized form of some like-sounding Ashkenazic name; see, for example, Rappaport.

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


Similar surnames: Ripps, Rappe, Crapps, Apps, Rapp, Sapp, Lipps, Mapes, Copps, Kaps

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Rapps Family Origin

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Rapps Family Occupations

What did your Rapps ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Baker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rapps. The most common Rapps occupation in the USA was Farmer. 35% of Rapps's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Rapps family was Blacksmith.

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  • Farmer

    35%
  • Laborer

    18%
  • Baker

    6%
  • Blacksmith

    6%

United States shown, Canada data unavailable

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

Rapps Historical Records

What Rapps family records will you find?

Census Record

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

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Rapps Life Expectancy

What is the average Rapps lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Rapps life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Rapps in 1955 was 73, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rapps

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rapps 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.

Famous Rapps Family

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Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
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John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
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