Reffett Family History

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Reffett Name Meaning

Altered spelling of any of various German surnames derived from the Germanic personal name Ricfrid, a compound of ric ‘power(ful)’ + frid- ‘peace’, for example Reffert, Refardt, Reifert, Reifarth, and Riffert. Compare Rayford.

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

Similar surnames: Reffitt, Riffey, Meffert, Leffert, Reinert, Rembert, Neifert, Bennett

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Reffett Family Origin

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Reffett Family Occupations

What did your Reffett ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Bank Official and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Reffett. 12% of Reffett men worked as a Bank Official and 44% of Reffett women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Reffett were Dumper Driver R O F and Bar Waitress

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Bank Official
  • Brewers Clerk
  • Despatch Clark
  • Dumper Driver R O F

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Private Means
  • domestic
  • Bar Waitress

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

Reffett Historical Records

What Reffett family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Reffett. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Reffett 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 55 immigration records available for the last name Reffett. 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 356 military records available for the last name Reffett. For the veterans among your Reffett ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Reffett Life Expectancy

What is the average Reffett lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Reffett life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1963, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Reffett in 1959 was 67, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Reffett

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Reffett 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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