Diffey Family History

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Diffey Name Meaning

English (Dorset): unexplained. See Diffee.

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

Similar surnames: Winey, Giffen, Disney, Dixey, Duffel, Lifsey, Dilley, Tilley, Livsey

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Diffey Family Origin

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Diffey Family Occupations

What did your Diffey ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Machinist and Engineer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Diffey. The most common Diffey occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Diffey's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Diffey family was Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Machinist

  • Engineer

  • Farmers


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

Diffey Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Diffey Life Expectancy

What is the average Diffey lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Diffey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Diffey in 1961 was 52, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Diffey

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Diffey 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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