Dreyfus Family History

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Dreyfus Name Meaning

Jewish (western Ashkenazic): habitational name from Trevis, an old name of the city of Trier on the Mosel, known in French as Trèves; both the French and German names come from Latin Augusta Treverorum ‘city of Augustus among the Treveri’, a Celtic tribal name of uncertain origin. The form of the surname has been altered from Trevis by folk etymological association with modern German Dreifuss ‘tripod’. Compare Trier.

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

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Dreyfus Family Origin

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Dreyfus Family Occupations

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  • Merchant

    16%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Angt. Auction

    2%

In 1880, the most common Dreyfus occupation in the USA was Merchant. 16% of Dreyfus's were Merchants. A less common occupation for the Dreyfus family was Angt. Auction. Merchant, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dreyfus.

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Dreyfus Life Expectancy

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