Diffenderfer Family History

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Diffenderfer Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Diefendörfer (see Diefenderfer).

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


Similar surnames: Diefenderfer, Langenderfer, Linenberger, Kochenderfer, Poffenberger

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Diffenderfer Family Origin

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Diffenderfer Family Occupations

What did your Diffenderfer ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Diffenderfer. 20% of Diffenderfer men worked as a Laborer and 18% of Diffenderfer women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Diffenderfer were Clerk and Seamstress

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    20%
  • Farmer
    9%
  • Truck Driver
    7%
  • Clerk
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
    18%
  • Teacher
    13%
  • Secretary
    10%
  • Seamstress
    10%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Diffenderfer Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Diffenderfer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Diffenderfer 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 176 immigration records available for the last name Diffenderfer. 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 Diffenderfer. For the veterans among your Diffenderfer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Diffenderfer Life Expectancy

What is the average Diffenderfer lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Diffenderfer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Diffenderfer in 1944 was 36, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Diffenderfer

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