Reffitt Family History

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Reffitt Name Meaning

Altered spelling of any of various German surnames derived from the Germanic personal name Ricfrid, a compound of ric ‘power(ful)’ + frid- ‘peace’, for example Reffert, Refardt, Reifert, Reifarth, and Riffert. Compare Raiford.

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

Similar surnames: Reffett, Reff, Meffert, Ritt, Reitz, Leavitt, Reith, Griffitt

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Reffitt Family Origin

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Reffitt Family Occupations

What did your Reffitt ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Packer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Reffitt. 30% of Reffitt men worked as a Laborer and 16% of Reffitt women worked as a Packer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Reffitt were Carpenter and Housekeeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Miner
  • Carpenter

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Packer
  • Felder
  • House Work
  • Housekeeper

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

Reffitt Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Reffitt. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Reffitt 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 51 immigration records available for the last name Reffitt. 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 497 military records available for the last name Reffitt. For the veterans among your Reffitt ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Reffitt Life Expectancy

What is the average Reffitt lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Reffitt life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1967, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Reffitt in 1957 was 57, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Reffitt

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Reffitt ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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