Hefti Name Meaning

Swiss German: spelling variant of Hefty, from Middle High German heftec, heftic ‘durable’, ‘strong’, later ‘severe’, ‘violent’.

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


Similar surnames: Heft, Hertz, Hefty, Haft, Hefter, Deetz, Herb, Huft, Heitz, Hoeft

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Hefti Family Origin

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Hefti Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Coal Miner

    17%
  • Book Keeper

    8%
  • Collar Cutter

    8%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Hefti family was Collar Cutter. The most common Hefti occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Hefti's were Farmers. Farmer, Coal Miner and Book Keeper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hefti.

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Hefti Historical Records

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Hefti Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1961 and 2003, Hefti life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1995, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Hefti in 1961 was 87, and 78 in 2003.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hefti

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