Rizza Family History

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Rizza Name Meaning

Italian: from rizza, a southern feminine form of riccio ‘curly-headed’. Compare Ricci.

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

Similar surnames: Lizza, Zizza, Rizzo, Cozza, Ricca, Mizzi, Pizzo, Frezza, Vozza, Zizzo

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Rizza Family Origin

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Rizza Family Occupations

What did your Rizza ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Waitress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Rizza. 24% of Rizza men worked as a Laborer and 13% of Rizza women worked as a Waitress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Rizza were Machine Operator and Laborer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Barber
  • Tailor
  • Machine Operator

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Waitress
  • New Worker
  • Dressmaker
  • Laborer

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

Rizza Historical Records

What Rizza family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Rizza. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rizza 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 Rizza. 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 547 military records available for the last name Rizza. For the veterans among your Rizza ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rizza Life Expectancy

What is the average Rizza lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Rizza life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1974. The average life expectancy for Rizza in 1949 was 44, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rizza

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rizza 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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