Reffitt Family History

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Reffitt Name Meaning

Altered spelling of any of various German surnames derived from the Germanic personal name Ricfrid, a compound of ric ‘power(ful)’ + frid- ‘peace’, for example Reffert, Refardt, Reifert, Reifarth, and Riffert. Compare Raiford.

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


Similar surnames: Reffett, Reff, Meffert, Ritt, Reitz, Leavitt, Reith, Griffitt

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Reffitt Family Origin

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Reffitt Family Occupations

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  • Farming

    50%
  • Farmer

    33%
  • House Keeping

    17%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Reffitt family was House Keeping. Farming and Farmer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Reffitt. The most common Reffitt occupation in the USA was Farming. 50% of Reffitt's were Farmings.

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Reffitt Life Expectancy

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