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Karaffa Name Meaning

Germanized spelling of Italian Caraffa, from caraffa ‘carafe’, ‘water jug’ (probably a derivative of Arabic gharraf ‘water wheel’). The Italian surname has cognates in several other European languages, e.g. Spanish Garrafa, German Karaffe, and any of these could lie behind the American family name.

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

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Karaffa Family Origin

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Karaffa Family Occupations

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  • Butcher

    100%

In 1880, the most common Karaffa occupation in the USA was Butcher. 100% of Karaffa's were Butchers.

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Karaffa Life Expectancy

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