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Diefenbach Family History

Diefenbach Name Meaning
German: habitational name from any of various places named Diefenbach, in the Rhineland and Württemberg.

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

37,199 Historical Documents with Diefenbach on Ancestry.com
11,211 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
1,654 Military Records
994 Immigration Records
6,020 Census and Voter Lists
17,320 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Diefenbach Families

  • Number of Diefenbach families
     18 - 34
     7 - 17
     1 - 6
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Diefenbach families
     2 - 1
     2 - 1
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Diefenbach last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Diefenbach Family Origin

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Diefenbach Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Diefenbach

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Diefenbach Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Diefenbach Civil War Service Records

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