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Rapoza Family History

Rapoza Name Meaning

Altered form of Portuguese Raposa .

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

Similar surnames: Rapozo, Reposa, Raposo, Raposa, Raygoza, Raza, Capozza, Rapa, Tabora

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Where is the Rapoza family from?

You can see how Rapoza families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Rapoza family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Rapoza families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there was 1 Rapoza family living in California. This was 100% of all the recorded Rapoza's in USA. California had the highest population of Rapoza families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Rapoza surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Rapoza ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Spinner were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Rapoza. 22% of Rapoza men worked as a Laborer and 23% of Rapoza women worked as a Spinner. Some less common occupations for Americans named Rapoza were Farm Hand and Machine Operator. .

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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
  • Weaver
  • Truck Driver
  • Farm Hand

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Spinner
  • Winder
  • Sewer
  • Machine Operator
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Rapoza. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rapoza 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 604 immigration records available for the last name Rapoza. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Rapoza. For the veterans among your Rapoza ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Rapoza lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Rapoza life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Rapoza in 1947 was 48, and 80 in 2004.

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