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Runfola Name Meaning

Italian (Sicily): nickname from Sicilian runfolo ‘the act of snoring’ a derivative of runfulari ‘to snore’ (from French ronfler).

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


Similar surnames: Ruvolo, Rufo, Raiola, Ruffalo, Rundell, Ruffo, Ruotolo, Mendola

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Where is the Runfola family from?

You can see how Runfola families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Runfola family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1911 and 1920. The most Runfola families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there was 1 Runfola family living in Manitoba. This was about 50% of all the recorded Runfola's in Canada. Manitoba and 1 other province had the highest population of Runfola families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Runfola surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Runfola ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Proprietor and Finisher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Runfola. 25% of Runfola men worked as a Proprietor and 25% of Runfola women worked as a Finisher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Runfola were Shoe Repair and Seamstress. .

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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

  • Proprietor
    25%
  • Laborer
    15%
  • Salesman
    10%
  • Shoe Repair
    10%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Finisher
    25%
  • Proprietor
    25%
  • Bookkeeper
    25%
  • Seamstress
    25%
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What Runfola family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 768 census records available for the last name Runfola. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Runfola 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 228 immigration records available for the last name Runfola. 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 130 military records available for the last name Runfola. For the veterans among your Runfola ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Runfola lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2003, in the United States, Runfola life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1968, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Runfola in 1964 was 55, and 83 in 2003.

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