Dieffenbach Family History

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Dieffenbach Name Meaning

German: variant spelling of Diefenbach.

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


Similar surnames: Diefenbach, Diffenbaugh, Deffenbaugh, Leinenbach, Riggenbach

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Dieffenbach Family Origin

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Dieffenbach Family Occupations

What did your Dieffenbach ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Carpenter and Butcher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dieffenbach. A less common occupation for the Dieffenbach family was Cabinet Maker. The most common Dieffenbach occupation in the USA was Farmer. 20% of Dieffenbach's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    20%
  • Carpenter

    11%
  • Butcher

    6%
  • Cabinet Maker

    6%

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Dieffenbach Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Dieffenbach Life Expectancy

What is the average Dieffenbach lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Dieffenbach life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Dieffenbach in 1951 was 30, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dieffenbach

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dieffenbach 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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