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Deffely Family History

Deffely 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: Leffel, Denfeld, Heffel, Duffey, Diffey, Deely, Duffell, Duffel

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Where is the Deffely family from?

You can see how Deffely families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Deffely family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 2 Deffely families living in Massachusetts. This was about 67% of all the recorded Deffely's in USA. Massachusetts had the highest population of Deffely families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Deffely surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Deffely ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman was the top reported job for people in the USA named Deffely. 100% of Deffely men worked as a Salesman. .

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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

  • Salesman
    100%
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What Deffely family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 108 census records available for the last name Deffely. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Deffely 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 76 immigration records available for the last name Deffely. 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 23 military records available for the last name Deffely. For the veterans among your Deffely ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Deffely lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2002, in the United States, Deffely life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1972. The average life expectancy for Deffely in 1961 was 58, and 89 in 2002.

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