Duffett Family History

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Duffett Name Meaning

Altered spelling of French Duffet, variant of Dufay (see Duffee). English: nickname from Middle English d(o)uve, dofe ‘dove’ + hed ‘head’ or fote ‘foot’.

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

Similar surnames: Duckett, Duffer, Doggett, Dunnett, Duffek, Duffel, Duffey, Reffett

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Duffett Family Origin

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Duffett Family Occupations

What did your Duffett ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Butcher, Dealer In Dry Goods and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Duffett. A less common occupation for the Duffett family was Farmer. The most common Duffett occupation in the USA was Butcher. 14% of Duffett's were Butchers.

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  • Butcher

  • Dealer In Dry Goods

  • Farm Laborer

  • Farmer


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

Duffett Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Duffett. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Duffett 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Duffett. 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 993 military records available for the last name Duffett. For the veterans among your Duffett ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Duffett Life Expectancy

What is the average Duffett lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Duffett life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Duffett in 1954 was 43, and 94 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Duffett

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Duffett 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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