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Kaufmann Family History

Kaufmann Name Meaning
German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a merchant or wholesaler (see Kaufer).Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant spelling of Kaufman.

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

295,320 Historical Documents with Kaufmann on Ancestry.com
114,862 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
20,675 Military Records
26,860 Immigration Records
27,148 Census and Voter Lists
105,775 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Kaufmann Families

  • Number of Kaufmann families
     83 - 164
     28 - 82
     1 - 27
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Kaufmann families
     37 - 71
     13 - 36
     1 - 12
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Kaufmann families
     3 - 2
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Kaufmann census records

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Kaufmann Family Origin

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Kaufmann Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Kaufmann

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Kaufmann Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Kaufmann census records

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Kaufmann Civil War Service Records

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