Saffer Family History

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Saffer Name Meaning

English (of Norman origin): nickname for a greedy person, from Old French saffre ‘glutton’. South German: topographic name for someone living in a damp depression. Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Safir.

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


Similar surnames: Offer, Safier, Laufer, Sauser, Safer, Huffer, Schaffer, Sander

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Saffer Family Origin

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Saffer Family Occupations

What did your Saffer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Marbler were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Saffer. A less common occupation for the Saffer family was At Mince Meat Factory. The most common Saffer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 47% of Saffer's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    47%
  • Laborer

    4%
  • Marbler

    4%
  • At Mince Meat Factory

    2%

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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Saffer ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Saffer Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Saffer Life Expectancy

What is the average Saffer lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Saffer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Saffer in 1944 was 66, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Saffer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Saffer 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.

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