Defenbaugh Family History

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Defenbaugh Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Dieffenbach.

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


Similar surnames: Deffenbaugh, Defibaugh, Diffenbaugh, Bedenbaugh, Redenbaugh

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Defenbaugh Family Origin

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Defenbaugh Family Occupations

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In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Defenbaugh. A less common occupation for the Defenbaugh family was Carpenter. The most common Defenbaugh occupation in the USA was Farmer. 64% of Defenbaugh's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    64%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Blacksmith

    3%
  • Carpenter

    3%

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Defenbaugh Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Defenbaugh. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Defenbaugh 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Defenbaugh. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Defenbaugh. For the veterans among your Defenbaugh ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Defenbaugh Life Expectancy

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Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Defenbaugh life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2004, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Defenbaugh in 1952 was 65, and 50 in 2004.

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Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
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