Raffety Family History

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Raffety Name Meaning

Variant spelling of Rafferty.

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


Similar surnames: Duffey, Chaffey, Hafey, Graffeo, Laferty, Duffett, Rabey, Taffe

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Raffety Family Origin

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Raffety Family Occupations

What did your Raffety ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Farmer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Raffety. 20% of Raffety men worked as a Farmer and 7% of Raffety women worked as a Farmer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Raffety were Salesman and Stenographer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    20%
  • Laborer
    9%
  • Truck Driver
    8%
  • Salesman
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    7%
  • Housewife
    7%
  • Maid
    7%
  • Stenographer
    7%

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

Raffety Historical Records

What Raffety family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Raffety. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Raffety 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 279 immigration records available for the last name Raffety. 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 502 military records available for the last name Raffety. For the veterans among your Raffety ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Raffety Life Expectancy

What is the average Raffety lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Raffety life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Raffety in 1947 was 41, and 85 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Raffety

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