Raffel Family History

14-Day Free Trial

GIVE ME ACCESS

Raffel Name Meaning

English: variant of Raphael. German: nickname for someone who was loud or indiscreet, a blabbermouth, from Middle High German raffeln ‘to be noisy’, ‘to scold’. German: from an unexplained personal name, Raffo. Compare Raff.

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


Similar surnames: Raff, Riffel, Rassel, Rafael, Tafel, Rammel, Rachel, Haffer, Saffer

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Raffel Family Origin

Where is the Raffel family from?

SHOW MORE

Raffel Family Occupations

What did your Raffel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Raffel family was At Home. Farmer, Cooper and Machinist were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Raffel. The most common Raffel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 14% of Raffel's were Farmers.

View Census data for Raffel | Data not to scale

SHOW MORE
  • Farmer

    14%
  • Cooper

    10%
  • Machinist

    10%
  • At Home

    5%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Raffel ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Raffel Historical Records

What Raffel family records will you find?

Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Raffel ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Raffel

Solve your own mystery as you explore your history.

Raffel Life Expectancy

What is the average Raffel lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, Raffel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Raffel in 1946 was 41, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Raffel

SHOW MORE

United States

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Raffel ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

Famous Raffel Family

Is anyone famous hiding in your tree?

SHOW MORE
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)

Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Look up another name