Hefty Name Meaning

French (Alsatian) form of German heftig ‘fierce’, ‘irascible’. Probably an altered spelling of Hefti.

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


Similar surnames: Hefti, Rufty, Henry, Hemry, Hevey, Hefel, Hewey, Henny, Huft, Harty

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Hefty Family Origin

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Hefty Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    44%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Butcher

    4%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Hefty family was Butcher. The most common Hefty occupation in the USA was Farmer. 44% of Hefty's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hefty.

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Hefty Historical Records

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Hefty Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1950 and 2004, Hefty life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Hefty in 1950 was 47, and 86 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hefty

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