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Rzepa Name Meaning

Polish: from rzepa ‘turnip’ either a nickname or a metonymic occupational name for a peasant who grew root vegetables.

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


Similar surnames: Repa, Rzepka, Reza, Riera, Rega, Rapa, Repp, Reda, Rueda, Zera

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Where is the Rzepa family from?

You can see how Rzepa families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Rzepa family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Rzepa families were found in USA in 1920, and Canada in 1911. In 1911 there were 8 Rzepa families living in Nova Scotia. This was about 73% of all the recorded Rzepa's in Canada. Nova Scotia had the highest population of Rzepa families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Rzepa surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Rzepa ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Rzepa. 100% of Rzepa men worked as a Farmer. .

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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.

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Farmer
    100%
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Census Records

There are 332 census records available for the last name Rzepa. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rzepa 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 337 immigration records available for the last name Rzepa. 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 213 military records available for the last name Rzepa. For the veterans among your Rzepa ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Rzepa lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Rzepa life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2002, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Rzepa in 1958 was 53, and 86 in 2004.

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