Reffner Family History

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Reffner Name Meaning

German: of uncertain origin; perhaps an occupational name for a peddler, from an agent derivative of Middle High German ref(f) ‘pannier’, ‘basket’ (see Reff 2), or a nickname for a scold, from an agent derivative of Middle High German reffen ‘to scold or chastise’.

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


Similar surnames: Reisner, Renner, Offner, Reifer, Kleffner, Depner, Hoeffner, Hoffner

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Reffner Family Origin

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Reffner Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Laborer

    27%
  • Keeping House

    13%
  • Blacksmith

    7%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Reffner family was Blacksmith. The most common Reffner occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Reffner's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Reffner.

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Reffner Historical Records

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Reffner Life Expectancy

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