Hans Rupper

11 November 1714–6 October 1765 (Age 50)
Sternenberg, Bauma, Zürich, Switzerland

The Life Summary of Hans

When Hans Rupper was born on 11 November 1714, in Sternenberg, Bauma, Zürich, Switzerland, his father, Hans Rupper, was 39 and his mother, Barbara Ott, was 41. He died on 6 October 1765, in his hometown, at the age of 50, and was buried in Switzerland.

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Hans Rupper
Barbara Ott
Hans Heinrich Rupper
Hans Rupper
Hans Jakob Rupper

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Name Meaning

English: nickname from Middle English ripier, riper, a derivative of (h)rip ‘basket’, perhaps for a maker or seller of baskets, or one who used baskets to carry goods for sale. Rypier was used in London in 1384 of those who brought fish from the sea for sale in the city.Scottish: occupational name from Middle English reper(e) ‘reaper, harvester’.German: variant of Ripp .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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  • Hans Rüpper, "Switzerland, Catholic and Reformed Church Records, 1418-1996"
  • Hanss Rupper, "Switzerland, Catholic and Reformed Church Records, 1418-1996"

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