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Origins of the Kaufman surname

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About the Kaufmans

We have a total number of 9613 records for people with the last name Kaufman.

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Where do most Kaufmans live?

In 1921, most Kaufmans lived in London.

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Interesting facts about Kaufmans

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We have 2,430 records for the Kaufman surname. The oldest one dates back to 1870.

Who were Kaufmans most likely to marry?




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What are the most common Kaufman first names?

  • Joseph
  • John
  • Mary
  • Anna

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Common jobs for Kaufmans

Men and women often performed different types of jobs, so these are displayed by gender to maintain their historical accuracy.

Common Female occupations for Kaufmans in 1921


Cap Maker


Umbrella Maker


At Home


Attending School


Common Male occupations for Kaufmans in 1921
Semiskilled Chauffeurs And Drivers






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