Raffel Family History

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Raffel Name Meaning

English: variant of Raphael. German: nickname for someone who was loud or indiscreet, a blabbermouth, from Middle High German raffeln ‘to be noisy’, ‘to scold’. German: from an unexplained personal name, Raffo. Compare Raff.

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


Similar surnames: Raff, Riffel, Rassel, Rafael, Tafel, Rammel, Rachel, Haffer, Saffer

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Raffel Family Origin

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Raffel Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    14%
  • Cooper

    10%
  • Machinist

    10%
  • At Home

    5%

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In 1880, Farmer, Cooper and Machinist were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Raffel. A less common occupation for the Raffel family was At Home. The most common Raffel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 14% of Raffel's were Farmers.

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Raffel Historical Records

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Raffel Life Expectancy

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