Kaufman Family History

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Kaufman Name Meaning

Respelling of German and Jewish (Ashkenazic) Kaufmann. Jewish (Ashkenazic): from the personal name Kaufman, Yiddish koyfman, meaning ‘merchant’.

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


Similar surnames: Kaufmann, Kauffman, Kurman, Laufman, Kalman, Karman, Bauman, Kamman

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Kaufman Family Origin

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Kaufman Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    27%
  • Going To School

    9%
  • Student

    9%
  • Laborer

    6%

In 1881, Farmer, Going To School and Student were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kaufman. A less common occupation for the Kaufman family was Laborer. The most common Kaufman occupation in Canada was Farmer. 27% of Kaufman's were Farmers.

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Kaufman Historical Records

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Kaufman Life Expectancy

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