Raffa Name Meaning

from the old Germanic personal name Raffo, possibly a feminized form. habitational name from Raffa, a locality of Puegnano del Garda in Brescia province. This source is unlikely to have contributed greatly to the American surname, since it belongs to an area (Lombardy) outside the main sources of migration to the U.S.

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

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Raffa Family Origin

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Raffa Family Occupations

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  • Musician

    67%
  • Housekeeper

    33%

In 1880, the most common Raffa occupation in the USA was Musician. 67% of Raffa's were Musicians. Musician and Housekeeper were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Raffa.

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Raffa Life Expectancy

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Between 1951 and 2004, Raffa life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Raffa in 1951 was 54, and 85 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Raffa

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