Raffo Family History

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Raffo Name Meaning

from the old Germanic personal name Raffo. habitational name from Raffo in Petralia Soprana, Palermo province.

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

Similar surnames: Raffa, Ruffo, Raff, Raco, Rado, Reff, Rauf, Raffel, Ramo, Maffeo

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Raffo Family Origin

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Raffo Family Occupations

What did your Raffo ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Raffo family was Confectioner. Artificial Flowers, Clerk In Store and Confectionary were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Raffo. The most common Raffo occupation in the USA was Artificial Flowers. 7% of Raffo's were Artificial Flowerss.

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  • Artificial Flowers

  • Clerk In Store

  • Confectionary

  • Confectioner


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Raffo Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Raffo. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Raffo 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Raffo. 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 470 military records available for the last name Raffo. For the veterans among your Raffo ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Raffo Life Expectancy

What is the average Raffo lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Raffo life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Raffo in 1954 was 52, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Raffo

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