Hefferman Family History

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Hefferman Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a cowherd, from Middle English heffre, heffour ‘young cow’, ‘heifer’ + man ‘man’.

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


Similar surnames: Hesterman, Heuermann, Offerman, Hoberman, Westerman, Peerman

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Hefferman Family Origin

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Hefferman Family Occupations

What did your Hefferman ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Hefferman family was Carpenter. The most common Hefferman occupation in the USA was Laborer. 15% of Hefferman's were Laborers. Laborer, Keeping House and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hefferman.

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  • Laborer

    15%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Farmer

    6%
  • Carpenter

    3%

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

Hefferman Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Hefferman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hefferman 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 Hefferman. 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 Hefferman. For the veterans among your Hefferman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hefferman Life Expectancy

What is the average Hefferman lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Hefferman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Hefferman in 1960 was 48, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hefferman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hefferman 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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