Kaefer Family History

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Kaefer Name Meaning

German (Käfer): see Kafer.

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


Similar surnames: Kafer, Kaufer, Kaeser, Kapfer, Kiefer, Kaelber, Siefer, Kacher

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Kaefer Family Origin

Where is the Kaefer family from?

Kaefer Family Occupations

What did your Kaefer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Broom Maker and Butcher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kaefer. The most common Kaefer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 22% of Kaefer's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Kaefer family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

    22%
  • Broom Maker

    11%
  • Butcher

    11%
  • Carpenter

    11%

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

Kaefer Historical Records

What Kaefer family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Kaefer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kaefer census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Kaefer

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Kaefer. 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 Kaefer. For the veterans among your Kaefer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kaefer Life Expectancy

What is the average Kaefer lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2003, in the United States, Kaefer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1984, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Kaefer in 1963 was 75, and 77 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kaefer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kaefer 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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Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
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John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
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