Diffenderfer Family History

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Diffenderfer Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Diefendörfer (see Diefenderfer).

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


Similar surnames: Diefenderfer, Langenderfer, Linenberger, Kochenderfer, Poffenberger

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Diffenderfer Family Origin

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Diffenderfer Family Occupations

What did your Diffenderfer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Diffenderfer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 15% of Diffenderfer's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Diffenderfer family was Laborer. Farmer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Diffenderfer.

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  • Farmer

    15%
  • Keeping House

    14%
  • Carpenter

    10%
  • Laborer

    10%

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Diffenderfer Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Diffenderfer Life Expectancy

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Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Diffenderfer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Diffenderfer in 1944 was 36, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Diffenderfer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Diffenderfer 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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