Resta Family History

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Resta Name Meaning

Italian and Greek (Restas): from the vocabulary word resto ‘remainder’, ‘leftover’. Italian: possibly from a short form of the personal name Oreste.

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

Similar surnames: Kresta, Resto, Festa, Nesta, Cesta, Ressa, Rotta, Pesta, Reda, Cetta

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Resta Family Origin

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Resta Family Occupations

What did your Resta ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Despen Od Meat L was the top reported job for people in the UK named Resta. 50% of Resta women worked as a Despen Od Meat L

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Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Despen Od Meat L
  • Nif Private Means

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

Resta Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Resta. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Resta 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 770 immigration records available for the last name Resta. 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 524 military records available for the last name Resta. For the veterans among your Resta ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Resta Life Expectancy

What is the average Resta lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Resta life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1985, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Resta in 1954 was 56, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Resta

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Resta 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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