Treffinger Family History

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Treffinger Name Meaning

Probably a variant of Treffig(er), from Middle Low German, Middle High German treff- ‘fitting’, ‘excellent’, ‘hitting the nail on the head’, a nickname for a successful person.

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


Similar surnames: Reffner, Gremminger, Reisinger, Gretzinger, Trollinger, Reidinger

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Treffinger Family Origin

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Treffinger Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Janitor Public School

    13%
  • Merchant

    13%
  • Varnisher

    13%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Treffinger family was Varnisher. The most common Treffinger occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Treffinger's were Farmers. Farmer, Janitor Public School and Merchant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Treffinger.

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Treffinger Historical Records

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Treffinger Life Expectancy

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