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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

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  • Farmer

    56%
  • Student

    13%
  • Baker

    6%
  • Carpenter Apprentice

    6%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Rapson family was Carpenter Apprentice. Farmer, Student and Baker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rapson. The most common Rapson occupation in Canada was Farmer. 56% of Rapson's were Farmers.

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Rapson Historical Records

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Rapson Life Expectancy

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