Jeff Name Meaning

English: from a short form of the personal name Jeffrey.

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


Similar surnames: Jeffs, Reff, Neff, Steff, Leaf, Boff, Huff, Luff, Jean, Reiff

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Jeff Family Origin

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Jeff Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    37%
  • Laborer

    24%
  • Farm Laborer

    8%
  • Keeping House

    5%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Jeff family was Keeping House. The most common Jeff occupation in the USA was Farmer. 37% of Jeff's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Jeff.

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Jeff Historical Records

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Jeff Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1958 and 2004, Jeff life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Jeff in 1958 was 41, and 80 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Jeff

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