Ragosta Family History

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Ragosta Name Meaning

Italian: from a shortened form of aragosta ‘lobster’; possibly a metonymic occupational name for a shell-fisherman or otherwise a nickname for someone thought to resemble a lobster in some way.

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


Similar surnames: Ricotta, Agosta, Radosta, Kapusta, Raiola, Raposa, Agosto, Agosti

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Ragosta Family Origin

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Ragosta Family Occupations

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Ragosta Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Ragosta. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, 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 Ragosta. For the veterans among your Ragosta ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ragosta Life Expectancy

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Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Ragosta life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1989, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Ragosta in 1958 was 42, and 89 in 2004.

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