Stauffer Family History

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Stauffer Name Meaning

occupational name for a maker or seller of beakers or mugs, from an agent derivative of Middle High German stouf ‘beaker’, ‘stoup’. habitational name for someone from any of the various minor places named with this word, for example Stauf, Staufen; the reference is to hills thought to resemble a beaker in shape.

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


Similar surnames: Stauff, Stanger, Stuhler, Stadler, Stahler, Stucker, Stamper, Sauser

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Stauffer Family Origin

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Stauffer Family Occupations

What did your Stauffer ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Stauffer. 46% of Stauffer men worked as a Farmer and 17% of Stauffer women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Stauffer were Income and Doctor

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    46%
  • Labourer
    5%
  • Student
    5%
  • Income
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Stenographer
    17%
  • Cashier
    9%
  • Clerk
    9%
  • Doctor
    9%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Stauffer Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 57,000 census records available for the last name Stauffer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Stauffer 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Stauffer. 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 12,000 military records available for the last name Stauffer. For the veterans among your Stauffer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Stauffer Life Expectancy

What is the average Stauffer lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Stauffer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1940, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Stauffer in 1940 was 22, and 80 in 2004.

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