Daffern Family History

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Daffern Name Meaning

Probably a variant of South German Dafferner, an occupational name for an inn- or tavern-keeper, Middle High German tavernære, a borrowing from Latin tabernarius, or a habitational name from Tafern in Baden.

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

Similar surnames: Duffer, Laufer, Gafford, Haffer, Draffen, Hafner, Dauber, Saffer

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Daffern Family Origin

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Daffern Family Occupations

What did your Daffern ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farming, Laborer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Daffern. The most common Daffern occupation in the USA was Farming. 25% of Daffern's were Farmings. A less common occupation for the Daffern family was Farmer.

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  • Farming

  • Laborer

  • Blacksmith

  • Farmer


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Daffern Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Daffern. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Daffern census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 198 immigration records available for the last name Daffern. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 549 military records available for the last name Daffern. For the veterans among your Daffern ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Daffern Life Expectancy

What is the average Daffern lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Daffern life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1972. The average life expectancy for Daffern in 1952 was 58, and 58 in 2004.

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