Dehuff Family History

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Dehuff Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Huff, Schuff, Shuff, Achuff, Cuff, Duff, Reiff, Hoff, Buff, Neff

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Dehuff Family Origin

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Dehuff Family Occupations

What did your Dehuff ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Dehuff occupation in the USA was Carpenter. 15% of Dehuff's were Carpenters. A less common occupation for the Dehuff family was Chief Eng D.R.N. Cos. Boats. Carpenter, Keeping House and Candy Store were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dehuff.

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  • Carpenter

  • Keeping House

  • Candy Store

  • Chief Eng D.R.N. Cos. Boats


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Dehuff ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Dehuff Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 951 census records available for the last name Dehuff. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dehuff 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 23 immigration records available for the last name Dehuff. 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 184 military records available for the last name Dehuff. For the veterans among your Dehuff ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dehuff Life Expectancy

What is the average Dehuff lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Dehuff life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1984, and highest in 1977. The average life expectancy for Dehuff in 1962 was 81, and 87 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dehuff

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dehuff ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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