Jefferis Family History

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Jefferis Name Meaning

English: variant of Jefferies.

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


Similar surnames: Jeffers, Jefferies, Jeffords, Jeffery, Jeffres, Jefferys, Peffer

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Jefferis Family Origin

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Jefferis Family Occupations

What did your Jefferis ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Jefferis occupation in the USA was Farmer. 31% of Jefferis's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Jefferis. A less common occupation for the Jefferis family was Carpenter.

View Census data for Jefferis | Data not to scale

  • Farmer

    31%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Farm Laborer

    5%
  • Carpenter

    3%

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

Jefferis Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Jefferis. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Jefferis 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 Jefferis. 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 Jefferis. For the veterans among your Jefferis ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Jefferis Life Expectancy

What is the average Jefferis lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Jefferis life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Jefferis in 1946 was 47, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Jefferis

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Jefferis 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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