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Kauffman Family History

Kauffman Name Meaning
Variant spelling of German and Ashkenazic Jewish Kaufmann.

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

710,503 Historical Documents with Kauffman on Ancestry.com
96,662 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
15,552 Military Records
6,705 Immigration Records
78,685 Census and Voter Lists
512,899 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Kauffman Families

  • Number of Kauffman families
     700 - 1,397
     234 - 699
     1 - 233
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Kauffman families
     24 - 46
     9 - 23
     1 - 8
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Kauffman last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Kauffman census records

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Kauffman Family Origin

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The information for this chart came from the U.S. Immigration Collection at Ancestry.com. You can find out where the majority of the Kauffman families were living before they immigrated to the U.S and learn where to focus your search for foreign records.

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Kauffman Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Kauffman families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

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Average Life Expectancy for Kauffman

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Kauffman Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Kauffman census records

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Kauffman Civil War Service Records

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You can find out if your ancestors came primarily from the North of the South.

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