Festa Name Meaning

Southern Italian: possibly from festa ‘festival’, ‘holiday’, but more likely from a short form of the medieval omen names Carafesta or Cattafesta. Portuguese: from festa ‘festival’, ‘holiday’.

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


Similar surnames: Resta, Nesta, Testa, Fata, Cesta, Femia, Fast, Nest, Vestal, Sessa

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Festa Family Origin

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Festa Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Laborer

    33%
  • Wood Coal Dealer

    33%

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In 1880, the most common Festa occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Festa's were Farmers. Farmer and Laborer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Festa. A less common occupation for the Festa family was Wood Coal Dealer.

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Festa Historical Records

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Festa Life Expectancy

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Between 1950 and 2004, Festa life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Festa in 1950 was 39, and 80 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Festa

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