Jefferies Family History

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Jefferies Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Jeffrey.

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


Similar surnames: Jeffries, Jefferis, Jeffress, Jefferys, Jefferson, Jeffs, Jeffery

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Jefferies Family Origin

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Jefferies Family Occupations

What did your Jefferies ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Jefferies. A less common occupation for the Jefferies family was Carpenter. The most common Jefferies occupation in the USA was Farmer. 32% of Jefferies's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    32%
  • Laborer

    12%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Carpenter

    3%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Jefferies ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Jefferies Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Jefferies. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Jefferies census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Jefferies. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Jefferies. For the veterans among your Jefferies ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Jefferies Life Expectancy

What is the average Jefferies lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Jefferies life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Jefferies in 1942 was 25, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Jefferies

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Jefferies ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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