Kaufhold Family History

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Kaufhold Name Meaning

German: topographic name from a Middle Low German field name composed of the elements kouf ‘trade’ + holt ‘forest’ denoting a location which was connected with the primary local trade (e.g. mining, salt extraction, etc.). By a process of folk etymology the second element was modified to -hold ‘loyal’, a common element of personal names.

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

Similar surnames: Gaumond, Harold, Caufield, Berthold, Huxhold, Haubold, Gafford

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Kaufhold Family Origin

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Kaufhold Family Occupations

What did your Kaufhold ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Kaufhold occupation in the USA was Farmer. 17% of Kaufhold's were Farmers. Farmer, Coal Marshal and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kaufhold. A less common occupation for the Kaufhold family was File Cutter.

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  • Farmer

  • Coal Marshal

  • Farming

  • File Cutter


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

Kaufhold Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Kaufhold. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kaufhold 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 709 immigration records available for the last name Kaufhold. 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 971 military records available for the last name Kaufhold. For the veterans among your Kaufhold ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kaufhold Life Expectancy

What is the average Kaufhold lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Kaufhold life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Kaufhold in 1956 was 50, and 66 in 2004.

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