Hefferon Family History

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Hefferon Name Meaning

(Mayo) Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Éimhrín ‘descendant of Éimhrín’, diminutive of the female personal name Éimhear (still in use as Emer). Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hUidhrín (see Heron 3).

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


Similar surnames: Heffernan, Herron, Heffron, Leffert, Haffer, Efron, Henderson, Huffer

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Hefferon Family Origin

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Hefferon Family Occupations

What did your Hefferon ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, laborer, Farmer and Foreman On R.R. were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hefferon. A less common occupation for the Hefferon family was Forman Lumber Yard. The most common Hefferon occupation in the USA was Laborer. 42% of Hefferon's were Laborers.

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  • Laborer

    42%
  • Farmer

    11%
  • Foreman On R.R.

    5%
  • Forman Lumber Yard

    5%

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

Hefferon Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Hefferon Life Expectancy

What is the average Hefferon lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Hefferon life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1983, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Hefferon in 1959 was 52, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hefferon

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hefferon 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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