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Neuffer Name Meaning

German: habitational name for someone from Neuffen in Württemberg. Compare Neifert.

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


Similar surnames: Duffer, Nuffer, Neuser, Huffer, Laufer, Urfer, Deuter, Neufer, Peffer

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Where is the Neuffer family from?

You can see how Neuffer families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Neuffer family name was found in the USA between 1840 and 1920. The most Neuffer families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there was 1 Neuffer family living in Maryland. This was about 50% of all the recorded Neuffer's in the USA. Maryland and 1 other state had the highest population of Neuffer families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Neuffer surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Neuffer ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Neuffer. 39% of Neuffer men worked as a Laborer and 50% of Neuffer women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Neuffer were Salesman and Stenographer.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    39%
  • Farmer
    28%
  • Painter
    12%
  • Salesman
    12%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Teacher
    50%
  • Stenographer
    50%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Neuffer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Neuffer census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 670 immigration records available for the last name Neuffer. 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 Cards

There are 841 military records available for the last name Neuffer. For the veterans among your Neuffer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Neuffer lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Neuffer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Neuffer in 1958 was 43, and 71 in 2004.

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