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Efron Name Meaning

Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): ornamental name, taken from the Biblical place name Efron, a mountain mentioned in Joshua 15:9 and a Benjaminite city mentioned in 2 Chronicles 13:19, or from the identical Biblical personal name, mentioned in Genesis 25:9.

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


Similar surnames: Varon, Agron, Elson, Beron, Doron, Perron, Aaron, Elton, Boron, Exton

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Where is the Efron family from?

You can see how Efron families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Efron family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Scotland between 1851 and 1920. The most Efron families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 9 Efron families living in Texas. This was about 75% of all the recorded Efron's in the USA. Texas had the highest population of Efron families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Efron surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Efron ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Efron. 31% of Efron men worked as a Salesman and 60% of Efron women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Efron were Truck Driver and Housewife.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Salesman
    31%
  • Proprietor
    14%
  • Lawyer
    14%
  • Truck Driver
    9%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk
    60%
  • Housewife
    40%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Efron. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Efron census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 856 immigration records available for the last name Efron. 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 Cards

There are 246 military records available for the last name Efron. For the veterans among your Efron ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Efron lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Efron life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 1972. The average life expectancy for Efron in 1962 was 85, and 84 in 2004.

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