Jefferys Family History

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Jefferys Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Jeffery.

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


Similar surnames: Jeffery, Jefferis, Jeffers, Jefferies, Jeffries, Jeffress, Jeffs

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Jefferys Family Origin

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Jefferys Family Occupations

What did your Jefferys ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Jefferys occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Jefferys's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Jefferys family was Barber. Farmer, Keeping House and Banker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Jefferys.

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Keeping House

    11%
  • Banker

    4%
  • Barber

    4%

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

Jefferys Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Jefferys Life Expectancy

What is the average Jefferys lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Jefferys life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Jefferys in 1942 was 46, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Jefferys

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Jefferys 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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