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Jeffs Family History

Jeffs Name Meaning
English: patronymic from a short form of the personal name Jeffrey.

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

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64,969 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
2,634 Military Records
3,529 Immigration Records
46,875 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Jeffs Families

  • Number of Jeffs families
     13 - 24
     5 - 12
     1 - 4
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Jeffs families
     177 - 352
     60 - 176
     1 - 59
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Jeffs families
     5 - 8
     2 - 4
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Jeffs census records

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Jeffs Family Origin

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Jeffs Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Jeffs

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Jeffs Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Jeffs census records

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Jeffs Civil War Service Records

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