Delfosse Family History

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Delfosse Name Meaning

French: topographic name for someone who lived by a ditch or in an area where ditches were a characteristic feature, from fosse ‘ditch’ (see Fosse).

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

Similar surnames: Delafosse, Debrosse, Fosse, Lafosse, Decoste, Delorme, Delbosque

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Delfosse Family Origin

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Delfosse Family Occupations

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In 1881, a less common occupation for the Delfosse family was Shopman Hatter. The most common Delfosse occupation in the UK was Clerk Merc Marine Tower Hill. 20% of Delfosse's were Clerk Merc Marine Tower Hills. Clerk Merc Marine Tower Hill, Furnaceman (Spelter) and Marble Mason were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Delfosse.

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  • Clerk Merc Marine Tower Hill

  • Furnaceman (Spelter)

  • Marble Mason

  • Shopman Hatter


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Delfosse Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Delfosse. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Delfosse census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Delfosse. 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 Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Delfosse. For the veterans among your Delfosse ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Delfosse Life Expectancy

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Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Delfosse life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1987, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Delfosse in 1951 was 45, and 81 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Delfosse ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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