Dreyfuss Family History

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Dreyfuss Name Meaning

Jewish (western Ashkenazic): variant spelling of Dreyfus.

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


Similar surnames: Dreyfus, Kreiss, Krauss, Preiss, Preuss, Devoss, Drey, Deross

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Dreyfuss Family Origin

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Dreyfuss Family Occupations

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  • Keeping House

    12%
  • Merchant

    8%
  • Brewer

    4%
  • Butcher

    4%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Dreyfuss family was Butcher. The most common Dreyfuss occupation in the USA was Keeping House. 12% of Dreyfuss's were Keeping Houses. Keeping House, Merchant and Brewer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dreyfuss.

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Dreyfuss Life Expectancy

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