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Haffer Name Meaning

German: from the Middle High German personal name Haffer a shortened form of Hadufrid composed of the ancient Germanic elements hadu ‘battle’ and fridu ‘peace’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Huffer, Hafner, Hauter, Jaffer, Hafer, Hainer, Taffe, Halder, Laufer

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Where is the Haffer family from?

You can see how Haffer families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Haffer family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Haffer families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 12 Haffer families living in London. This was about 32% of all the recorded Haffer's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Haffer families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Haffer surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Haffer ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Haffer. 100% of Haffer women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
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Census Records

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Haffer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Haffer census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 527 immigration records available for the last name Haffer. 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 Cards

There are 621 military records available for the last name Haffer. For the veterans among your Haffer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Haffer lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Haffer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1965. The average life expectancy for Haffer in 1959 was 50, and 64 in 2004.

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