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Darfler Family History

Darfler 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: Derfler, Dahler, Marler, Daigler, Parler, Doerfler, Darley, Haufler

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Where is the Darfler family from?

You can see how Darfler families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Darfler family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Darfler families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there was 1 Darfler family living in Suffolk. This was 100% of all the recorded Darfler's in United Kingdom. Suffolk had the highest population of Darfler families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Darfler surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Darfler ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Nurse were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Darfler. 56% of Darfler men worked as a Farmer and 34% of Darfler women worked as a Nurse. Some less common occupations for Americans named Darfler were Foreman and Housework. .

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

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    56%
  • Machinist
    23%
  • Foreman
    23%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Nurse
    34%
  • Stitcher
    34%
  • Housework
    34%
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What Darfler family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 520 census records available for the last name Darfler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Darfler 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 77 immigration records available for the last name Darfler. 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 177 military records available for the last name Darfler. For the veterans among your Darfler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Darfler lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2000, in the United States, Darfler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Darfler in 1955 was 50, and 88 in 2000.

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