Efferson Family History

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Efferson Name Meaning

Origin unidentified. Probably a reduced form of Jefferson.

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


Similar surnames: Ferson, Epperson, Enderson, Person, Ouverson, Severson, Hefferon

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Efferson Family Origin

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Efferson Family Occupations

What did your Efferson ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Efferson occupation in the USA was Farmer. 62% of Efferson's were Farmers. Farmer, Farm Laborer and Boat Captain were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Efferson. A less common occupation for the Efferson family was Butcher.

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  • Farmer

    62%
  • Farm Laborer

    15%
  • Boat Captain

    8%
  • Butcher

    8%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Efferson ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Efferson Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Efferson. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Efferson census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Efferson. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Efferson. For the veterans among your Efferson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Efferson Life Expectancy

What is the average Efferson lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Efferson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 1975. The average life expectancy for Efferson in 1958 was 44, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Efferson

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Efferson ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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