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Jeffers Family History

Jeffers Name Meaning
English: variant of Jefferson.

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

414,600 Historical Documents with Jeffers on Ancestry.com
97,561 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
14,790 Military Records
6,392 Immigration Records
69,542 Census and Voter Lists
226,315 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Jeffers Families

  • Number of Jeffers families
     80 - 157
     27 - 79
     1 - 26
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Jeffers families
     79 - 155
     27 - 78
     1 - 26
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Jeffers families
     12 - 21
     5 - 11
     1 - 4
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Jeffers census records

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Jeffers Family Origin

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The information for this chart came from the U.S. Immigration Collection at Ancestry.com. You can find out where the majority of the Jeffers families were living before they immigrated to the U.S and learn where to focus your search for foreign records.

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Jeffers Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Jeffers families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

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Average Life Expectancy for Jeffers

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Jeffers Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Jeffers census records

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Jeffers Civil War Service Records

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