Cephas Family History

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Cephas Name Meaning

Classicized spelling of German Zehfuss, Siefus, Ziehfuss, literally ‘toe foot’, which is a folk-etymological development of the early medieval personal name Sigifuns, from Old High German sigu ‘victory’.

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


Similar surnames: Cephus, Mepham, Copps, Benham, Chad, Cetta, Lapham, Newham, Colas

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Cephas Family Origin

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Cephas Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Farm Laborer

    17%
  • Laborer

    17%
  • Keeping House

    10%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Cephas family was Keeping House. The most common Cephas occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Cephas's were Farmers. Farmer, Farm Laborer and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cephas.

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Cephas Historical Records

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Cephas Life Expectancy

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