Jeffries Family History

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Jeffries Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Jeffrey.

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


Similar surnames: Jefferies, Jeffress, Jeffs, Jeffres, Jefferys, Jefferis, Geoffrey

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Jeffries Family Origin

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Jeffries Family Occupations

What did your Jeffries ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Jeffries. 14% of Jeffries men worked as a Laborer and 7% of Jeffries women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Jeffries were Truck Driver and Housewife

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    14%
  • Farmer
    12%
  • Salesman
    3%
  • Truck Driver
    2%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Maid
    7%
  • Housekeeper
    6%
  • Cook
    4%
  • Housewife
    4%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Jeffries Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 158,000 census records available for the last name Jeffries. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Jeffries 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 37,000 immigration records available for the last name Jeffries. 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 23,000 military records available for the last name Jeffries. For the veterans among your Jeffries ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Jeffries Life Expectancy

What is the average Jeffries lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Jeffries life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Jeffries in 1941 was 49, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Jeffries

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Jeffries 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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