Loeffel Family History

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Loeffel Name Meaning

German (Löffel): metonymic occupational name for a spoon maker, from Middle High German leffel, löffel ‘spoon’ (see Loeffler).

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


Similar surnames: Leffel, Hoeffel, Loeffler, Toepfer, Koffel, Griffel, Loesel, Bloedel

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Loeffel Family Origin

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Loeffel Family Occupations

What did your Loeffel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Loeffel occupation in the USA was Butcher. 11% of Loeffel's were Butchers. Butcher, Baker and Brush Manufact. were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Loeffel. A less common occupation for the Loeffel family was Carpenter.

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  • Butcher

    11%
  • Baker

    5%
  • Brush Manufact.

    5%
  • Carpenter

    5%

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

Loeffel Historical Records

What Loeffel family records will you find?

Census Record

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

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Loeffel Life Expectancy

What is the average Loeffel lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Loeffel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Loeffel in 1947 was 54, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Loeffel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Loeffel 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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