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Racca Family History

Racca Name Meaning

Italian: from the Germanic female personal name Racca. This name has been established in Louisiana since the beginning of the 19th century.

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


Similar surnames: Ricca, Raco, Franca, Vacca, Bacca, Sacca, Rocca, Ranta, Rada, Bacci

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Where is the Racca family from?

You can see how Racca families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Racca family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1911 and 1920. The most Racca families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 9 Racca families living in Louisiana. This was about 21% of all the recorded Racca's in the USA. Louisiana had the highest population of Racca families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Racca surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Racca ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer was the top reported job for people in the US named Racca. 57% of Racca men worked as a Laborer.

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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
    57%
  • Farmer
    20%
  • Carpenter
    10%
  • Proprietor
    7%
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What Racca family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Racca. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Racca 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 597 immigration records available for the last name Racca. 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 428 military records available for the last name Racca. For the veterans among your Racca ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Racca lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Racca life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1967, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Racca in 1963 was 82, and 77 in 2004.

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