Requa Family History

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Requa Name Meaning

German: variant of Ricward, from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements ric ‘power(ful)’ + ward ‘guardian’.

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


Similar surnames: Rega, Reder, Requena, Creque, Reul, Ramus, Renaud, Reum, Renda, Raque

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Requa Family Origin

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Requa Family Occupations

What did your Requa ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Requa occupation in the USA was Farmer. 30% of Requa's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Requa. A less common occupation for the Requa family was Lawyer.

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  • Farmer

    30%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Carpenter

    4%
  • Lawyer

    4%

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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Requa ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Requa Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Requa. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Requa 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Requa. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Requa. For the veterans among your Requa ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Requa Life Expectancy

What is the average Requa lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Requa life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Requa in 1951 was 30, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Requa

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Requa 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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