Duffee Family History

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Duffee Name Meaning

Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Duibhshíthe (see McDuffie).

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

Similar surnames: Duff, Duffy, Duffin, Duffney, Defee, Mcduffee, Caffee, Guffey, Huffer

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Duffee Family Origin

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Duffee Family Occupations

What did your Duffee ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Duffee family was Carpenter. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Duffee. The most common Duffee occupation in the USA was Farmer. 21% of Duffee's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Carpenter


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Duffee Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Duffee. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Duffee 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 807 immigration records available for the last name Duffee. 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 Duffee. For the veterans among your Duffee ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Duffee Life Expectancy

What is the average Duffee lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Duffee life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1967, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Duffee in 1960 was 53, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Duffee

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