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Dafoe Family Origin

Where is the Dafoe family from?

Dafoe Family Occupations

What did your Dafoe ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Farmer, Labourer and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dafoe. A less common occupation for the Dafoe family was School. The most common Dafoe occupation in Canada was Farmer. 46% of Dafoe's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    46%
  • Labourer

    11%
  • Laborer

    4%
  • School

    3%

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

Dafoe Historical Records

What Dafoe family records will you find?

Census Record

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

Search 1881 Canadian census records for Dafoe

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Dafoe. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Dafoe. For the veterans among your Dafoe ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dafoe Life Expectancy

What is the average Dafoe lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Dafoe life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Dafoe in 1957 was 54, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dafoe

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dafoe 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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