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The surname Rape may come from the Irish O Reabaigh. Reap is pronounced Rape and is sometimes appears spelt in that form.

Rape Early Origins



The surname Rape was first found in County Mayo (Irish: Maigh Eo) located on the West coast of the Republic of Ireland in the province of Connacht.

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Rape Spelling Variations


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Rape Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Reap, Rafe, Rape, Reapy and others.

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Rape Early History


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Rape Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Rape research. Another 122 words (9 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Rape History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Rape Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Rape Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Rape Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Rape Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • John Rape, who settled in Maryland in 1679
  • John Rape, who arrived in Maryland in 1679

Rape Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Anthony Rape, who was naturalized in Pennsylvania in 1835

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Rape Family Crest Products


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Rape Family Crest Products




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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. MacLysaght, Edward. The Surnames of Ireland 3rd Edition. Dublin: Irish Academic, 1978. Print. (ISBN 0-7165-2278-0).
    2. Tepper, Michael Ed & Elizabeth P. Bentley Transcriber. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of Philadelphia 1800-1819. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1986. Print.
    3. Read, Charles Anderson. The Cabinet of Irish Literature Selections from the Works of the Chief Poets, Orators and Prose Writers of Ireland 4 Volumes. London: Blackie and Son, 1884. Print.
    4. Fairbairn. Fairbain's book of Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland, 4th Edition 2 volumes in one. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1968. Print.
    5. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    6. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
    7. Vicars, Sir Arthur. Index to the Prerogative Wills of Ireland 1536-1810. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    8. Johnson, Daniel F. Irish Emigration to New England Through the Port of Saint John, New Brunswick Canada 1841-1849. Baltimore, Maryland: Clearfield, 1996. Print.
    9. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    10. Heraldic Scroll and Map of Family names and Origins of Ireland. Dublin: Mullins. Print.
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    The Rape Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Rape Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 28 February 2014 at 19:45.

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