Jeffords Family History

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Jeffords Name Meaning

Perhaps a variant of the English surname Gifford 1. It is very frequent in SC.

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


Similar surnames: Gafford, Jeffres, Jeffers, Jefferis, Hufford, Benford, Elford

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Jeffords Family Origin

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Jeffords Family Occupations

What did your Jeffords ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Jeffords family was Carpenter. Farmer, Farming and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Jeffords. The most common Jeffords occupation in the USA was Farmer. 44% of Jeffords's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    44%
  • Farming

    7%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Carpenter

    4%

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

Jeffords Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Jeffords Life Expectancy

What is the average Jeffords lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Jeffords life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1978. The average life expectancy for Jeffords in 1952 was 60, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Jeffords

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Jeffords 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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