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Daffern Family History

Daffern Name Meaning
Probably a variant of South German Dafferner, an occupational name for an inn- or tavern-keeper, Middle High German tavernære, a borrowing from Latin tabernarius, or a habitational name from Tafern in Baden.

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

28,960 Historical Documents with Daffern on Ancestry.com
9,298 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
477 Military Records
184 Immigration Records
4,282 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Daffern Families

  • Number of Daffern families
     7 - 12
     3 - 6
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Daffern families
     76 - 150
     26 - 75
     1 - 25
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Daffern last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Daffern Family Origin

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Daffern Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Daffern

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Daffern Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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