Dufur Family History

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Dufur Name Meaning

Altered spelling of French Dufour.

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

Similar surnames: Duffer, Dugar, Deur, Dufour, Duey, Duble, Dupuy, Defer, Dubuc, Duford

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Dufur Family Origin

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Dufur Family Occupations

What did your Dufur ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Dufur occupation in the USA was Farmer. 35% of Dufur's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Dufur family was Brick Mason. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dufur.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer

  • Brick Mason


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

Dufur Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Dufur. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dufur 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 156 immigration records available for the last name Dufur. 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 399 military records available for the last name Dufur. For the veterans among your Dufur ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dufur Life Expectancy

What is the average Dufur lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Dufur life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Dufur in 1958 was 52, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dufur

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dufur 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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