Razza Family History

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Razza Name Meaning

probably a metonymic occupational name for a herbalist, from a plant name which denoted different species in different dialects, for example charlock or rock cress (Sicily), rock rose (Modena), and the bramble, or the medicinal plant smilax, in certain other regions. in the Neapolitan region the word was used for certain kinds of fish, the weever, perch, or pike, and the surname probably arose from a nickname for someone with fish-like characteristics, or from a metonymic occupational name for a fisherman. possibly a habitational name from Razzà, a locality of Brancaleone in Reggio Calabria.

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

Similar surnames: Rana, Maza, Raba, Mazza, Kasza, Pezza, Corazza, Danza, Daza, Rada

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Razza Family Origin

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Razza Family Occupations

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In 1940, Laborer and Punch Press were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Razza. 40% of Razza men worked as a Laborer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Barber
  • Delivery Boy
  • Coal Miner

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Punch Press

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Razza Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 955 census records available for the last name Razza. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Razza 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 468 immigration records available for the last name Razza. 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 258 military records available for the last name Razza. For the veterans among your Razza ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Razza Life Expectancy

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Between 1965 and 2004, in the United States, Razza life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Razza in 1965 was 78, and 73 in 2004.

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