Raffa Family History

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Raffa Name Meaning

from the old Germanic personal name Raffo, possibly a feminized form. habitational name from Raffa, a locality of Puegnano del Garda in Brescia province. This source is unlikely to have contributed greatly to the American surname, since it belongs to an area (Lombardy) outside the main sources of migration to the U.S.

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


Similar surnames: Raffo, Raff, Razza, Rada, Kafka, Rana, Reff, Raya, Raba, Raffin

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Raffa Family Origin

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Raffa Family Occupations

What did your Raffa ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Labourer and Salesman were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Raffa. 50% of Raffa men worked as a Labourer

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Labourer
    50%
  • Income
    25%
  • Journalier
    25%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Salesman
    100%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Raffa Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Raffa. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Raffa census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Raffa. 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 Card

There are 791 military records available for the last name Raffa. For the veterans among your Raffa ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Raffa Life Expectancy

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Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Raffa life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Raffa in 1951 was 54, and 85 in 2004.

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