Huffstetler Family History

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Huffstetler Name Meaning

South German or Swiss German: occupational or status name for someone who worked or lived on a large farm or estate, from Middle High German hof ‘farmstead’, ‘manor farm’ + stete ‘place’.

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

Similar surnames: Hofstetter, Hochstetler, Hoffmeyer, Huster, Hochstatter, Teffeteller

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Huffstetler Family Origin

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Huffstetler Family Occupations

What did your Huffstetler ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Huffstetler occupation in the USA was Farmer. 41% of Huffstetler's were Farmers. Farmer, Farm Laborer and Works Cot. Mill were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Huffstetler. A less common occupation for the Huffstetler family was Brick Mason.

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  • Farmer

  • Farm Laborer

  • Works Cot. Mill

  • Brick Mason


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

Huffstetler Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Huffstetler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Huffstetler 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 48 immigration records available for the last name Huffstetler. 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 Huffstetler. For the veterans among your Huffstetler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Huffstetler Life Expectancy

What is the average Huffstetler lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Huffstetler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Huffstetler in 1954 was 55, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Huffstetler

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Huffstetler 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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