Dreyfus Family History

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Dreyfus Name Meaning

Jewish (western Ashkenazic): habitational name from Trevis, an old name of the city of Trier on the Mosel, known in French as Trèves; both the French and German names come from Latin Augusta Treverorum ‘city of Augustus among the Treveri’, a Celtic tribal name of uncertain origin. The form of the surname has been altered from Trevis by folk etymological association with modern German Dreifuss ‘tripod’. Compare Trier.

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


Similar surnames: Dreyfuss, Dreyer, Drees, Debus, Delfs, Prus, Reus, Redus, Dress

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Dreyfus Family Origin

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Dreyfus Family Occupations

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  • Agent

    100%

In 1881, the most common Dreyfus occupation in Canada was Agent. 100% of Dreyfus's were Agents.

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