Diefenderfer Family History

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Diefenderfer Name Meaning

Altered spelling of German Diefendorfer, a derivative of Diefendorf.

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

Similar surnames: Diffenderfer, Diefendorf, Litzenberger, Emmendorfer, Langenderfer

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Diefenderfer Family Origin

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Diefenderfer Family Occupations

What did your Diefenderfer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Diefenderfer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 19% of Diefenderfer's were Farmers. Farmer, Works In Car Factory and Adj. Prof. In Modern Language Laf. Col. were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Diefenderfer. A less common occupation for the Diefenderfer family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

  • Works In Car Factory

  • Adj. Prof. In Modern Language Laf. Col.

  • Carpenter


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

Diefenderfer Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Diefenderfer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Diefenderfer 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 184 immigration records available for the last name Diefenderfer. 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 802 military records available for the last name Diefenderfer. For the veterans among your Diefenderfer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Diefenderfer Life Expectancy

What is the average Diefenderfer lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Diefenderfer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Diefenderfer in 1960 was 63, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Diefenderfer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Diefenderfer 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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