Delfs Name Meaning

North German and Frisian: from a reduced form of Dethlefs, a patronymic from an old personal name formed with Old High German diot ‘people’. Dutch: variant of van Delft, a habitational name for someone from Delft.

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


Similar surnames: Deiss, Delos, Delp, Delon, Fels, Pels, Helms, Wells, Delph, Dolfi

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Delfs Family Origin

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Delfs Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    39%
  • Bar Tender

    6%
  • Brick Layer

    6%
  • Brick Manufacturer

    6%

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In 1880, Farmer, Bar Tender and Brick Layer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Delfs. The most common Delfs occupation in the USA was Farmer. 39% of Delfs's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Delfs family was Brick Manufacturer.

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Delfs Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1949 and 2003, Delfs life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Delfs in 1949 was 51, and 74 in 2003.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Delfs

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