Raffensperger Family History

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Raffensperger Name Meaning

German: altered spelling of Ravensburger or Ravensberger, a habitational name for someone from Ravensburg in Württemberg, but there are a number of similar surnames, for example Raffenberg, a farm name near Hamm, and Raffsberger.

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


Similar surnames: Kaffenberger, Ernsberger, Offenberger, Poffenberger, Hopfensperger

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Raffensperger Family Origin

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Raffensperger Family Occupations

What did your Raffensperger ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Raffensperger family was Black Smith. The most common Raffensperger occupation in the USA was Farmer. 46% of Raffensperger's were Farmers. Farmer, Butcher and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Raffensperger.

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  • Farmer

    46%
  • Butcher

    13%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Black Smith

    4%

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

Raffensperger Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Raffensperger. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Raffensperger census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Raffensperger. 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 Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Raffensperger. For the veterans among your Raffensperger ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Raffensperger Life Expectancy

What is the average Raffensperger lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Raffensperger 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.

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