Deffenbaugh Family History

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Deffenbaugh Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Dieffenbach.

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


Similar surnames: Defenbaugh, Diffenbaugh, Defibaugh, Bedenbaugh, Waltenbaugh

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Deffenbaugh Family Origin

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Deffenbaugh Family Occupations

What did your Deffenbaugh ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Deffenbaugh occupation in the USA was Farmer. 53% of Deffenbaugh's were Farmers. Farmer, Carpenter and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Deffenbaugh. A less common occupation for the Deffenbaugh family was Laborer.

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  • Farmer

    53%
  • Carpenter

    9%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Laborer

    3%

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

Deffenbaugh Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Deffenbaugh. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Deffenbaugh 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Deffenbaugh. 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 Deffenbaugh. For the veterans among your Deffenbaugh ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Deffenbaugh Life Expectancy

What is the average Deffenbaugh lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Deffenbaugh life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Deffenbaugh in 1954 was 54, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Deffenbaugh

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Deffenbaugh 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.

Famous Deffenbaugh Family

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Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
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James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
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Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
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Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
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