Duffner Family History

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Duffner Name Meaning

German: probably a variant of South German Tüffer (see Duffer).

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


Similar surnames: Duffer, Deffner, Ruffner, Kuffner, Huffer, Dufner, Ruffer, Hoffner

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Duffner Family Origin

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Duffner Family Occupations

What did your Duffner ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Duffner occupation in the USA was Laborer. 27% of Duffner's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Duffner family was Shoemaker. Laborer, Farmer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Duffner.

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  • Laborer

    27%
  • Farmer

    20%
  • Blacksmith

    7%
  • Shoemaker

    7%

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

Duffner Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Duffner Life Expectancy

What is the average Duffner lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Duffner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1999, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Duffner in 1961 was 60, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Duffner

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Duffner 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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