Rapson Family History

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Rapson Name Meaning

English (Cornwall): patronymic from Rab, Rap, short forms of the personal name Robert.

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

Similar surnames: Ramson, Ranson, Rayson, Mapson, Lipson, Papson, Paxson, Ipson, Anson

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Rapson Family Origin

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Rapson Family Occupations

What did your Rapson ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Rapson. 34% of Rapson men worked as a Farmer and 29% of Rapson women worked as an Operator. Some less common occupations for Americans named Rapson were Baggageman and Saleslady

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Labourer
  • Baggageman

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Operator
  • Dressmaking
  • Kitchen Maid
  • Saleslady

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Rapson Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 16,000 census records available for the last name Rapson. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rapson 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Rapson. 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 Rapson. For the veterans among your Rapson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rapson Life Expectancy

What is the average Rapson lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Rapson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Rapson in 1944 was 22, and 75 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rapson 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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