Staffen Family History

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Staffen Name Meaning

Dutch or German: variant of Steffan.

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

Similar surnames: Steffen, Taffe, Steffan, Stassen, Steffens, Steffel, Saffer, Steffe

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Staffen Family Origin

Where is the Staffen family from?

Staffen Family Occupations

What did your Staffen ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Staffen occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Staffen's were Farmers. Farmer, Beer Peddler and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Staffen. A less common occupation for the Staffen family was Farming.

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  • Farmer

  • Beer Peddler

  • Carpenter

  • Farming


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

Staffen Historical Records

What Staffen family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Staffen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Staffen census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Staffen

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Staffen. 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 Staffen. For the veterans among your Staffen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Staffen Life Expectancy

What is the average Staffen lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Staffen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Staffen in 1961 was 58, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Staffen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Staffen 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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