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Heffelfinger Family History

Heffelfinger Name Meaning
Swiss German: Americanized spelling of the habitational name Häfelfinger, for someone from a small place called Häfelfingen or Häfelfing.

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

66,580 Historical Documents with Heffelfinger on Ancestry.com
11,428 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
1,801 Military Records
637 Immigration Records
8,386 Census and Voter Lists
44,328 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Heffelfinger Families

  • Number of Heffelfinger families
     105 - 208
     36 - 104
     1 - 35
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
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    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Heffelfinger last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Heffelfinger Family Origin

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Heffelfinger Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Heffelfinger

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Heffelfinger Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Heffelfinger census records

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Heffelfinger Civil War Service Records

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