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Dayhuff Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Dehoff .

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


Similar surnames: Dayhoff, Harruff, De Hoff, Shuff, Dashner, Dashnaw, Knouff, Ruthruff

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Where is the Dayhuff family from?

You can see how Dayhuff families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Dayhuff family name was found in the USA between 1840 and 1920. The most Dayhuff families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 4 Dayhuff families living in Ohio. This was about 40% of all the recorded Dayhuff's in USA. Ohio had the highest population of Dayhuff families in 1840.
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What did your Dayhuff ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer was the top reported job for people in the USA named Dayhuff. 28% of Dayhuff men worked as a Laborer. .

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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

  • Laborer
    28%
  • Farmer
    19%
  • Manager
    13%
  • Truck Driver
    13%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 48 immigration records available for the last name Dayhuff. 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 401 military records available for the last name Dayhuff. For the veterans among your Dayhuff ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Dayhuff lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Dayhuff life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1967, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Dayhuff in 1962 was 92, and 71 in 2004.

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