Doerfler Family History

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Doerfler Name Meaning

South German (Dörfler): nickname from a derivative of Middle High German dorf(l)ære ‘inhabitant of a village’, or a habitational name, common in Bavaria and Austria, from places named Dörfl or Dörfle (‘little village’).

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

Similar surnames: Doerflein, Loeffler, Dobler, Hoefler, Deubler, Derfler, Dorer

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Doerfler Family Origin

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Doerfler Family Occupations

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

  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer

  • Barber


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In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Doerfler. A less common occupation for the Doerfler family was Barber. The most common Doerfler occupation in the USA was Farmer. 23% of Doerfler's were Farmers.

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Doerfler Historical Records

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Doerfler Life Expectancy

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