Diffenbaugh Family History

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Diffenbaugh Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Diefenbach.

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


Similar surnames: Deffenbaugh, Defenbaugh, Dieffenbach, Bolenbaugh, Bedenbaugh

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Diffenbaugh Family Origin

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Diffenbaugh Family Occupations

What did your Diffenbaugh ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, farmer, Employe On P.R.R. and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Diffenbaugh. A less common occupation for the Diffenbaugh family was Laborer. The most common Diffenbaugh occupation in the USA was Farmer. 39% of Diffenbaugh's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    39%
  • Employe On P.R.R.

    6%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Laborer

    6%

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

Diffenbaugh Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Diffenbaugh Life Expectancy

What is the average Diffenbaugh lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Diffenbaugh life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Diffenbaugh in 1956 was 64, and 91 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Diffenbaugh

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Diffenbaugh 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.

Famous Diffenbaugh Family

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Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
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James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
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