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Delfs Family History

Delfs Name Meaning
North German and Frisian: from a reduced form of Dethlefs, a patronymic from an old personal name formed with Old High German diot ‘people’.Dutch: variant of van Delft, a habitational name for someone from Delft.

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

10,274 Historical Documents with Delfs on Ancestry.com
2,137 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
646 Military Records
831 Immigration Records
2,501 Census and Voter Lists
4,159 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Delfs Families

  • Number of Delfs families
     8 - 13
     3 - 7
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Delfs families
     2 - 1
     2 - 1
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Delfs families
     2 - 1
     2 - 1
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Delfs Family Origin

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Delfs Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Delfs

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Delfs Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Delfs Civil War Service Records

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