Raiola Family History

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Raiola Name Meaning

Italian: of uncertain origin; possibly a topographic name from a diminutive of raia ‘smilax’ (the tree) or an occupational name or nickname from a diminutive of Sicilian raja ‘ray’ (the fish).

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

Similar surnames: Faiola, Raia, Caiola, Fragola, Parola, Viola, Riolo, Rajala, Fiola

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Raiola Family Origin

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Raiola Family Occupations

What did your Raiola ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Cannery Worker were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Raiola. 22% of Raiola men worked as a Laborer and 10% of Raiola women worked as a Cannery Worker. Some less common occupations for Americans named Raiola were Molder and Frelady

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Longshoreman
  • Fireman
  • Molder

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Cannery Worker
  • Clerk
  • Core Maker
  • Frelady

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Raiola Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 471 census records available for the last name Raiola. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Raiola 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Raiola. 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 130 military records available for the last name Raiola. For the veterans among your Raiola ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Raiola Life Expectancy

What is the average Raiola lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2003, in the United States, Raiola life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 1978. The average life expectancy for Raiola in 1950 was 53, and 69 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Raiola

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Raiola ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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