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Daf Family History

Daf Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Day, Daw, Dai, Dax, Das, Dar, Daft, Dau, Dam, Dal

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Where is the Daf family from?

You can see how Daf families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Daf family name was found in the USA, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Daf families were found in Canada in 1911. In 1841 there was 1 Daf family living in Dunbartonshire. This was about 50% of all the recorded Daf's in Scotland. Dunbartonshire and 1 other county had the highest population of Daf families in 1841.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Daf surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Daf ancestors do for a living?

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

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Census Records

There are 119 census records available for the last name Daf. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Daf census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 34 immigration records available for the last name Daf. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 7 military records available for the last name Daf. For the veterans among your Daf ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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