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Where is the Heft family from?
You can see how Heft families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Heft family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Heft families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 28 Heft families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 85% of all the recorded Heft's in the USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Heft families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Heft surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.
In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Heft. 18% of Heft men worked as a Laborer and 18% of Heft women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Heft were Clerk and Stenographer.