Hafen Family History

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Hafen Name Meaning

South German: metonymic occupational name for a potter, from Middle High German hafen ‘pot’.

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


Similar surnames: Hagen, Hanen, Hafer, Hayer, Hader, Faden, Haver, Hamel, Haker, Havel

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Hafen Family Origin

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Hafen Family Occupations

What did your Hafen ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Hafen occupation in Canada was Copper Smith. 100% of Hafen's were Copper Smiths.

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  • Copper Smith

    100%

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Hafen Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Hafen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hafen 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Hafen. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Hafen. For the veterans among your Hafen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hafen Life Expectancy

What is the average Hafen lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Hafen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1978. The average life expectancy for Hafen in 1956 was 42, and 76 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hafen 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.

Famous Hafen Family

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Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
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James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
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Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
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