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

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Ressa Family Origin

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Ressa Family Occupations

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  • Blacksmith

    50%
  • Farmer

    50%

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

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Ressa Life Expectancy

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United States

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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ressa

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