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

What did your Treffinger ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Assistant Sales Manager were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Treffinger. 10% of Treffinger men worked as a Farmer and 6% of Treffinger women worked as an Assistant Sales Manager. Some less common occupations for Americans named Treffinger were Advertising Salesman and Clerical Work

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    10%
  • Assembler
    5%
  • Farming
    5%
  • Advertising Salesman
    3%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Assistant Sales Manager
    6%
  • Bar Tender
    6%
  • Book Bender
    6%
  • Clerical Work
    6%

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

Treffinger Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 880 census records available for the last name Treffinger. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Treffinger 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 200 immigration records available for the last name Treffinger. 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 439 military records available for the last name Treffinger. For the veterans among your Treffinger ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Treffinger Life Expectancy

What is the average Treffinger lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Treffinger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Treffinger in 1963 was 74, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Treffinger

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