Heifetz Family History

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Heifetz Name Meaning

Jewish (from Belarus and Lithuania): ornamental name from Hebrew chefets ‘delight’, ‘pleasure’.

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


Similar surnames: Heinitz, Seifer, Reitz, Peretz, Heine, Leifer, Heide, Heitz, Keitz

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Heifetz Family Origin

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Heifetz Family Occupations

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Heifetz Historical Records

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Passenger List

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Heifetz Life Expectancy

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Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Heifetz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1999, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Heifetz in 1963 was 77, and 89 in 2004.

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