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Reppe Family History

Reppe Name Meaning

Eastern German: from Slavic rep ‘turnip’, ‘beet’, presumably applied for a grower or seller of root vegetables, or possibly as a nickname.

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


Similar surnames: Repp, Repke, Ruppe, Repa, Huppe, Happe, Rippe, Rappe, Leppek, Pepper

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Where is the Reppe family from?

You can see how Reppe families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Reppe family name was found in the USA between 1840 and 1920. The most Reppe families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1840 there was 1 Reppe family living in Ohio. This was 100% of all the recorded Reppe's in the USA. Ohio had the highest population of Reppe families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Reppe surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Reppe ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Sewer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Reppe. 23% of Reppe men worked as a Farmer and 34% of Reppe women worked as a Sewer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Reppe were Salesman and Stenographer.

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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
    23%
  • Laborer
    19%
  • Clerk
    12%
  • Salesman
    10%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Sewer
    34%
  • Teacher
    17%
  • Nurse
    17%
  • Stenographer
    17%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Reppe. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Reppe 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 296 immigration records available for the last name Reppe. 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 225 military records available for the last name Reppe. For the veterans among your Reppe ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Reppe lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Reppe life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Reppe in 1957 was 38, and 76 in 2004.

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