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Deifel Family History

Deifel 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: Deibel, Deimel, Reifel, Eitel, Keitel, Reifer, Feigel, Meisel, Reidel

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Where is the Deifel family from?

You can see how Deifel families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Deifel family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Deifel families were found in USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 9 Deifel families living in Ohio. This was about 50% of all the recorded Deifel's in USA. Ohio had the highest population of Deifel families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Deifel surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Deifel ancestors do for a living?

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

What Deifel family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 265 census records available for the last name Deifel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Deifel 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 60 immigration records available for the last name Deifel. 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 489 military records available for the last name Deifel. For the veterans among your Deifel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Deifel lifespan?

Between 1968 and 2004, in the United States, Deifel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 1978. The average life expectancy for Deifel in 1968 was 80, and 73 in 2004.

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