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Doffing Name Meaning

German: probably from a 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 2nd edition, 2022

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

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Where is the Doffing family from?

You can see how Doffing families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Doffing family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Doffing families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 3 Doffing families living in Ontario. This was 100% of all the recorded Doffing's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Doffing families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Doffing surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and 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 USA named Doffing. 52% of Doffing men worked as a Farmer and 100% of Doffing women worked as a Housewife. .

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

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Farm Hand
  • Truck Driver

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
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Census Records

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 Lists

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 Cards

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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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.

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