Ratto Family History

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Ratto Name Meaning

nickname for an agile, opportunistic, or unprincipled person, from ratto ‘rat’. occupational name from Greek raptes ‘tailor’, in Southern Italy pronounced raftis or rattis.

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


Similar surnames: Ratte, Ratz, Ratti, Ratta, Matto, Fratto, Rater, Gatto, Raymo, Raatz

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Ratto Family Origin

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Ratto Family Occupations

What did your Ratto ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Barkeeper and Butcher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ratto. The most common Ratto occupation in the USA was Farmer. 13% of Ratto's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Ratto family was Coal Burner.

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  • Farmer

    13%
  • Barkeeper

    6%
  • Butcher

    6%
  • Coal Burner

    6%

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

Ratto Historical Records

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Census Record

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

Search 1940's US census records for Ratto

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Ratto. 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 Ratto. For the veterans among your Ratto ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ratto Life Expectancy

What is the average Ratto lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Ratto life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Ratto in 1942 was 49, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ratto

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ratto 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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