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Lefever Family History

Lefever Name Meaning
New England and Canadian form of Lefevre.English form of Lefevre, transmitted through Anglo-Norman French.

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

136,227 Historical Documents with Lefever on Ancestry.com
21,211 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
2,925 Military Records
756 Immigration Records
23,405 Census and Voter Lists
87,930 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Lefever Families

  • Number of Lefever families
     89 - 175
     30 - 88
     1 - 29
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Lefever families
     67 - 131
     23 - 66
     1 - 22
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Lefever last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Lefever census records

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Lefever 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 Lefever families were living before they immigrated to the U.S and learn where to focus your search for foreign records.

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Lefever Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival and destination.

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Average Life Expectancy for Lefever

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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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Lefever Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Lefever census records

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Lefever Civil War Service Records

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