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Repke Name Meaning

German: nickname from a diminutive of Slavic (e.g., Sorbian) repa ‘turnip’.

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

Similar surnames: Reppe, Repka, Rupe, Kapke, Lipke, Krenke, Roepke, Jenke, Reske, Ripke

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Where is the Repke family from?

You can see how Repke families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Repke family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Repke families were found in USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 22 Repke families living in Michigan. This was about 47% of all the recorded Repke's in USA. Michigan had the highest population of Repke families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Repke surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Repke ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Repke. 19% of Repke men worked as a Farmer and 34% of Repke women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Repke were Laborer and Labor. .

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

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
  • Proprietor
  • Salesman
  • Laborer

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housekeeper
  • Clerk
  • Labor
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What Repke family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Repke. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Repke census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 314 immigration records available for the last name Repke. 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 Cards

There are 305 military records available for the last name Repke. For the veterans among your Repke ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Repke lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Repke life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Repke in 1953 was 31, and 89 in 2004.

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