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Ratta Family History

Ratta Name Meaning

Indian (Panjab): Hindu name of unknown origin. Italian: variant of Ratto.

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


Similar surnames: Ratti, Batta, Datta, Matta, Rattan, Batra, Fatta, Rana, Rotta, Catto

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Where is the Ratta family from?

You can see how Ratta families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Ratta family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Ratta families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 15 Ratta families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 37% of all the recorded Ratta's in the USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Ratta families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Ratta surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Ratta ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer was the top reported job for people in the US named Ratta. 67% of Ratta men worked as a Laborer.

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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
    67%
  • Labor
    17%
  • Proprietor
    17%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Ratta. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ratta 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 407 immigration records available for the last name Ratta. 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 318 military records available for the last name Ratta. For the veterans among your Ratta ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Ratta lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Ratta life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Ratta in 1963 was 74, and 74 in 2004.

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