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Raposa Name Meaning

habitational name from Raposa, a town in Portugal. nickname for a cunning person, or else for someone with reddish brown hair, from raposa ‘fox’.

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


Similar surnames: Rapa, Posa, Rosa, Ramos, Ragosta, Lapa, Rokos, Rapport, Carota

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Raposa Family Origin

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Raposa Family Occupations

What did your Raposa ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Raposa occupation in the USA was Laborer. 100% of Raposa's were Laborers.

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  • Laborer

    100%

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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Raposa ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Raposa Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Raposa. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Raposa 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 Raposa. 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 Raposa. For the veterans among your Raposa ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Raposa Life Expectancy

What is the average Raposa lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Raposa life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Raposa in 1943 was 35, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Raposa

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Raposa 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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