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Leffers Family History

Leffers Name Meaning
Dutch and German: variant of Lefferts.

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

8,830 Historical Documents with Leffers on Ancestry.com
1,882 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
398 Military Records
1,170 Immigration Records
1,574 Census and Voter Lists
3,806 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Leffers Families

  • Number of Leffers families
     4 - 5
     2 - 3
     1
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Leffers families
     15 - 27
     6 - 14
     1 - 5
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Leffers last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Leffers census records

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Leffers Family Origin

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Leffers Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Leffers 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 Leffers

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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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Leffers Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Leffers census records

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Leffers Civil War Service Records

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