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Raspa Family History

Raspa Name Meaning

Italian: from raspa ‘rasp file’ probably used as a metonymic occupational name for a maker or user of files or as a nickname for a tiresome or irritating person.

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


Similar surnames: Rasp, Rapa, Cappa, Kraska, Basa, Razza, Kasza, Rana, Rappa, Ressa

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Where is the Raspa family from?

You can see how Raspa families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Raspa family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1911 and 1920. The most Raspa families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 2 Raspa families living in Ontario. This was about 67% of all the recorded Raspa's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Raspa families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Raspa surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Raspa ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Raspa. 34% of Raspa men worked as a Laborer and 34% of Raspa women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Raspa were Salesman and New Worker. .

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

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    34%
  • Tailor
    17%
  • Farm Laborer
    17%
  • Salesman
    17%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Clerk
    34%
  • Seamstress
    23%
  • Packer
    23%
  • New Worker
    23%
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Census Records

There are 624 census records available for the last name Raspa. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Raspa census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 492 immigration records available for the last name Raspa. 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 Cards

There are 215 military records available for the last name Raspa. For the veterans among your Raspa ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Raspa lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Raspa life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Raspa in 1960 was 44, and 79 in 2004.

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