Heafner Family History

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Heafner Name Meaning

Altered spelling of German Häfner (see Hafner).

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


Similar surnames: Heifner, Heavner, Hefner, Heefner, Heffner, Hafner, Hepfer, Haefner

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Heafner Family Origin

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Heafner Family Occupations

What did your Heafner ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Carpenter, Farmer and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Heafner. A less common occupation for the Heafner family was Merchant. The most common Heafner occupation in the USA was Carpenter. 14% of Heafner's were Carpenters.

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  • Carpenter

    14%
  • Farmer

    14%
  • Laborer

    14%
  • Merchant

    14%

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

Heafner Historical Records

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Census Record

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

Search 1940's US census records for Heafner

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Heafner. 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 Heafner. For the veterans among your Heafner ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Heafner Life Expectancy

What is the average Heafner lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Heafner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Heafner in 1959 was 44, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Heafner

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Heafner 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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