Heflin Family History

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Heflin Name Meaning

Probably an Americanized spelling of the Swiss family name Häfelin.

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

Similar surnames: Hefley, Bellin, Newlin, Devlin, Yellin, Hefti, Loflin, Hamlin, Heglin

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Heflin Family Origin

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Heflin Family Occupations

What did your Heflin ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Heflin. The most common Heflin occupation in the USA was Farmer. 53% of Heflin's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Heflin family was Keeping House.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Farming

  • Keeping House


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

Heflin Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 21,000 census records available for the last name Heflin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Heflin 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 747 immigration records available for the last name Heflin. 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 5,000 military records available for the last name Heflin. For the veterans among your Heflin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Heflin Life Expectancy

What is the average Heflin lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Heflin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Heflin in 1941 was 37, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Heflin

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Heflin 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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