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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


Similar surnames: Resta, Sessa, Reis, Messa, Raspa, Cesta, Bess, Bussa, Cresta, Rega

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Ressa Family Origin

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Ressa Family Occupations

What did your Ressa ancestors do for a living?

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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  • Blacksmith

    50%
  • Farmer

    50%

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

Ressa Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Ressa Life Expectancy

What is the average Ressa lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ressa

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ressa 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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