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Geffen Name Meaning

Jewish (Israeli): ornamental name from Hebrew gefen ‘vine’, a Hebraicization usually of the various Ashkenazic surnames from German Wein. North German: from a Germanic personal name formed with geba ‘gift’, for example Gebhardt.

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


Similar surnames: Gerfen, Offen, Geen, Leffel, Geffner, Huffer, Jessen, Efron, Gerken

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Geffen Family Origin

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Geffen Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    100%

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In 1880, the most common Geffen occupation in the USA was Farmer. 100% of Geffen's were Farmers.

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Geffen Historical Records

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Geffen Life Expectancy

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Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
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