Dreyfuss Family History

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Dreyfuss Name Meaning

Jewish (western Ashkenazic): variant spelling of Dreyfus.

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


Similar surnames: Dreyfus, Kreiss, Krauss, Preiss, Preuss, Devoss, Drey, Deross

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Dreyfuss Family Origin

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Dreyfuss Family Occupations

What did your Dreyfuss ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Dreyfuss family was Butcher. The most common Dreyfuss occupation in the USA was Keeping House. 12% of Dreyfuss's were Keeping Houses. Keeping House, Merchant and Brewer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dreyfuss.

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  • Keeping House

    12%
  • Merchant

    8%
  • Brewer

    4%
  • Butcher

    4%

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Dreyfuss Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Dreyfuss. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dreyfuss 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 Dreyfuss. 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 Dreyfuss. For the veterans among your Dreyfuss ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dreyfuss Life Expectancy

What is the average Dreyfuss lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Dreyfuss life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Dreyfuss in 1954 was 48, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dreyfuss

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dreyfuss 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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