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Where is the Hefty family from?
You can see how Hefty families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hefty family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1840 and 1920. The most Hefty families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there was 1 Hefty family living in Louisiana. This was 100% of all the recorded Hefty's in the USA. Louisiana had the highest population of Hefty families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Hefty surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.
In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Hefty. 29% of Hefty men worked as a Farmer and 17% of Hefty women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hefty were Salesman and Laundress.