Coffman Family History

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Coffman Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German and Jewish Kaufmann (see Kaufman).

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


Similar surnames: Corfman, Cauffman, Roffman, Koffman, Cosman, Hoffman, Coleman

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Coffman Family Origin

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Coffman Family Occupations

What did your Coffman ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Domestic were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Coffman. 22% of Coffman men worked as a Farmer and 34% of Coffman women worked as a Domestic. Some less common occupations for Americans named Coffman were Clergyman and Nurse

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    22%
  • Brass Driver
    8%
  • Capentter
    8%
  • Clergyman
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Domestic
    34%
  • Milliner
    34%
  • Nurse
    34%

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

Coffman Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 97,000 census records available for the last name Coffman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Coffman 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Coffman. 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 24,000 military records available for the last name Coffman. For the veterans among your Coffman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Coffman Life Expectancy

What is the average Coffman lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Coffman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Coffman in 1944 was 23, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Coffman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Coffman 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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