Lefferts Family History

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Lefferts Name Meaning

Dutch or North German: patronymic from Leffert.

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


Similar surnames: Leffert, Leffers, Everts, Meffert, Lennert, Elfers, Lenertz, Peffers

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Lefferts Family Origin

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Lefferts Family Occupations

What did your Lefferts ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Lefferts family was Carpenter. The most common Lefferts occupation in the USA was Farmer. 16% of Lefferts's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Ship Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lefferts.

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  • Farmer

    16%
  • Keeping House

    11%
  • Ship Carpenter

    6%
  • Carpenter

    5%

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

Lefferts Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Lefferts Life Expectancy

What is the average Lefferts lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Lefferts life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1973. The average life expectancy for Lefferts in 1950 was 41, and 67 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lefferts

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lefferts 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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