Detlefsen Family History

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Detlefsen Name Meaning

Danish and North German: patronymic from the personal name Ditlev, Detlef (see Dethlefs).

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


Similar surnames: Dethlefsen, Dethlefs, Ketelsen, Ellefsen, Delfs, Jespersen, Tellefsen

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Detlefsen Family Origin

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Detlefsen Family Occupations

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  • Blacksmith

    33%
  • House Carpenter

    33%
  • Restaurateur

    33%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Detlefsen family was Restaurateur. The most common Detlefsen occupation in the USA was Blacksmith. 33% of Detlefsen's were Blacksmiths. Blacksmith and House Carpenter were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Detlefsen.

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Detlefsen Historical Records

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Detlefsen Life Expectancy

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Famous Detlefsen Family

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Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
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Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)

Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
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