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Afiffer Family History

Afiffer Surname Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Pfeffer, Pfiffner, Pfeiffer, Fifer, Keiffer, Feffer, Shiffer

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Where is the Afiffer family from?

You can see how Afiffer families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Afiffer family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there was 1 Afiffer family living in Mississippi. This was 100% of all the recorded Afiffer's in USA. Mississippi had the highest population of Afiffer families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Afiffer surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Afiffer ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Stenographer was the top reported job for people in the USA named Afiffer. 100% of Afiffer women worked as a Stenographer. .

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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.

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Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
    100%
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Census Records

There are 17 census records available for the last name Afiffer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Afiffer 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Afiffer. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Afiffer. For the veterans among your Afiffer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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