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Loeffel Family History

Loeffel Name Meaning
German (Löffel): metonymic occupational name for a spoon maker, from Middle High German leffel, löffel ‘spoon’ (see Loeffler).

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

22,095 Historical Documents with Loeffel on Ancestry.com
11,358 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
655 Military Records
372 Immigration Records
2,025 Census and Voter Lists
7,685 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Loeffel Families

  • Number of Loeffel families
     11 - 19
     4 - 10
     1 - 3
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
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    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Loeffel last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Loeffel census records

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Loeffel Family Origin

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Loeffel Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Loeffel

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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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Loeffel Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Loeffel census records

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Loeffel Civil War Service Records

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