Kafer Name Meaning

German (Käfer): nickname from Middle High German keveor ‘bug’, ‘beetle’. Possibly an altered spelling of German Köfer, from Low German küfe ‘hut’, ‘pen’, hence a nickname for someone living in a hut.

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

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Kafer Family Origin

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Kafer Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Keeping House

    12%
  • Carpenter

    4%
  • Confectioner

    4%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Kafer family was Confectioner. The most common Kafer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Kafer's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kafer.

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Kafer Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1957 and 2004, Kafer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Kafer in 1957 was 51, and 77 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kafer

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