Cauffman Family History

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Cauffman Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German and Jewish (Ashkenazic) Kaufman(n).

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


Similar surnames: Kauffman, Caughman, Kauffmann, Coffman, Kaufman, Shiffman, Laufman

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Cauffman Family Origin

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Cauffman Family Occupations

What did your Cauffman ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housework were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Cauffman. 34% of Cauffman men worked as a Farmer and 40% of Cauffman women worked as a Housework. Some less common occupations for Americans named Cauffman were Clerk and Secretary

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    34%
  • Laborer
    15%
  • Salesman
    12%
  • Clerk
    10%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housework
    40%
  • Seamstress
    20%
  • Clerk
    14%
  • Secretary
    14%

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

Cauffman Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Cauffman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cauffman 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Cauffman. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 656 military records available for the last name Cauffman. For the veterans among your Cauffman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Cauffman Life Expectancy

What is the average Cauffman lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Cauffman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1981, and highest in 1975. The average life expectancy for Cauffman in 1943 was 54, and 66 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Cauffman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Cauffman 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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