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Ressa Family History

Ressa Name Meaning
Italian and southern French: metonymic occupational name for a sawyer, from Italian ressa ‘saw’ (French raisse). pwh.

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

6,089 Historical Documents with Ressa on Ancestry.com
2,370 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
163 Military Records
381 Immigration Records
1,723 Census and Voter Lists
1,452 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Ressa Families

  • Number of Ressa families
     9 - 15
     4 - 8
     1 - 3
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Ressa families
     3 - 3
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Ressa last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Ressa Family Origin

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Ressa Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Ressa

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Ressa Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Military Service by Ressa

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