Kauffman Family History

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Kauffman Name Meaning

Variant spelling of German and Ashkenazic Jewish Kaufmann.

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

Similar surnames: Kauffmann, Cauffman, Kaufman, Kaufmann, Laufman, Koffman, Saffran

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Kauffman Family Origin

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Kauffman Family Occupations

What did your Kauffman ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Carpenter


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

Kauffman Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Kauffman Life Expectancy

What is the average Kauffman lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Kauffman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Kauffman in 1944 was 20, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kauffman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kauffman 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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