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Modafferi Name Meaning

Southern Italian: probably a variant of Modaffari, a nickname from Arabic mu?zaffar ‘victorious’.

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


Similar surnames: Maugeri, Daffern, Colaneri, Maffeo, Moffet, Maneri, Moceri, Mauceri

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Modafferi Family Origin

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Modafferi Family Occupations

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Modafferi Historical Records

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Modafferi Life Expectancy

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Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Modafferi life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Modafferi in 1960 was 37, and 82 in 2004.

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