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Frasca Name Meaning

Southern Italian: habitational name for someone from Frasca in Sicily, or a topographic name from frasca ‘branch’, which in Sicily also denotes a type of tree resembling the ash. Alternatively, it may be a nickname linked with the practice of collecting twigs to support vegetable crops.

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


Similar surnames: Falasca, Franca, Brusca, Nasca, Francia, Frosch, Franco, Frisch

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Where is the Frasca family from?

You can see how Frasca families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Frasca family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Frasca families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 30 Frasca families living in New York. This was about 28% of all the recorded Frasca's in the USA. New York had the highest population of Frasca families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Frasca surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Frasca ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Frasca. 22% of Frasca men worked as a Laborer and 21% of Frasca women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Frasca were Clerk and Machine Operator.

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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.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    22%
  • Farmer
    10%
  • Carpenter
    8%
  • Clerk
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    21%
  • New Worker
    14%
  • Operator
    14%
  • Machine Operator
    11%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Frasca. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 835 military records available for the last name Frasca. For the veterans among your Frasca ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Frasca lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Frasca life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Frasca in 1960 was 48, and 78 in 2004.

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