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Daffern Name Meaning

English (Warwickshire): variant of Daffin .

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


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

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Where is the Daffern family from?

You can see how Daffern families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Daffern family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Daffern families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1840 there were 3 Daffern families living in Indiana. This was about 75% of all the recorded Daffern's in USA. Indiana had the highest population of Daffern families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Daffern surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Daffern ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Daffern. 30% of Daffern men worked as a Farmer and 34% of Daffern women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Daffern were Farming and Seamstress. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    30%
  • Laborer
    26%
  • Salesman
    20%
  • Farming
    7%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housekeeper
    34%
  • Beauty Operator
    23%
  • Stenographer
    23%
  • Seamstress
    23%
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Census Records

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 Lists

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 Cards

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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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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