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Reposa Name Meaning

Altered form of Portuguese Raposa .

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


Similar surnames: Rapoza, Raposo, Raposa, Posa, Remes, Reynosa, Rosa, Requa, Ripa

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Where is the Reposa family from?

You can see how Reposa families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Reposa family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1891 and 1920. The most Reposa families were found in USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 26 Reposa families living in Massachusetts. This was about 40% of all the recorded Reposa's in USA. Massachusetts had the highest population of Reposa families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Reposa surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Reposa ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Reposa. 54% of Reposa men worked as a Laborer and 43% of Reposa women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Reposa were Helper and Spinner. .

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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
    54%
  • Machinist
    12%
  • Truck Driver
    12%
  • Helper
    8%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Maid
    43%
  • Cutter
    29%
  • Spinner
    29%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Reposa. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Reposa 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 123 immigration records available for the last name Reposa. 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 226 military records available for the last name Reposa. For the veterans among your Reposa ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Reposa lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Reposa life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Reposa in 1952 was 35, and 84 in 2004.

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