Jeffery Family History

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Jeffery Name Meaning

English: variant of Jeffrey.

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


Similar surnames: Jeffers, Jefferys, Jefferis, Peffer, Jeffres, Severy, Jeff, Geffre

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Jeffery Family Origin

Where is the Jeffery family from?

Jeffery Family Occupations

What did your Jeffery ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

    32%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Miner

    5%

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

Jeffery Historical Records

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Census Record

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

Search 1940's US census records for Jeffery

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Jeffery. 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 Jeffery. For the veterans among your Jeffery ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Jeffery Life Expectancy

What is the average Jeffery lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Jeffery life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Jeffery in 1951 was 37, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Jeffery

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Jeffery 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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