Ressa Name Meaning

Italian and southern French: metonymic occupational name for a sawyer, from Italian ressa ‘saw’ (French raisse).

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


Similar surnames: Resta, Sessa, Reis, Messa, Raspa, Cesta, Bess, Bussa, Cresta, Rega

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Ressa Family Origin

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Ressa Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Ressa occupation in the USA was Blacksmith. 50% of Ressa's were Blacksmiths. Blacksmith and Farmer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Ressa.

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  • Blacksmith

    50%
  • Farmer

    50%

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Ressa Historical Records

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Ressa Life Expectancy

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Between 1945 and 2004, Ressa life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Ressa in 1945 was 41, and 76 in 2004.

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