Doffing Family History

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Doffing Name Meaning

German: probably from the short form of a personal name composed with Old High German diot ‘people’ + fridu ‘peace’ + the suffix -ing indicating a follower or member of a clan.

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


Similar surnames: Ruffing, Dorning, Duffin, Golding, Goffin, Kolling, Osting, Doering

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Doffing Family Origin

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Doffing Family Occupations

What did your Doffing ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Doffing. 32% of Doffing men worked as a Farmer and 30% of Doffing women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Doffing were Beer Bottler and None

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    32%
  • Laborer
    13%
  • Farm Hand
    5%
  • Beer Bottler
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    30%
  • Head Nurse
    10%
  • Maid
    10%
  • None
    10%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Doffing Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Doffing. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Doffing 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 104 immigration records available for the last name Doffing. 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 230 military records available for the last name Doffing. For the veterans among your Doffing ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Doffing Life Expectancy

What is the average Doffing lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Doffing life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Doffing in 1950 was 75, and 87 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Doffing

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Doffing 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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