Kanfer Family History

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Kanfer Name Meaning

Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): ornamental name from Yiddish kanfer ‘camphor’.

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


Similar surnames: Kanter, Kaufer, Kanner, Lander, Kaner, Kupfer, Laufer, Kasner, Bander

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Kanfer Family Origin

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Kanfer Family Occupations

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Kanfer Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Kanfer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kanfer 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 Kanfer. 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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There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Kanfer. For the veterans among your Kanfer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kanfer Life Expectancy

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Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Kanfer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2001, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Kanfer in 1963 was 68, and 85 in 2004.

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