Leffew Family History

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Leffew Name Meaning

Probably of French origin, a much altered form of Lafoy (see Foy). This is a frequent name in LA.

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


Similar surnames: Lehew, Leben, Leffel, Lerew, Peffer, Leffert, Jeffus, Leiser, Reffner

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Leffew Family Origin

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Leffew Family Occupations

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Leffew family was Keeping House. The most common Leffew occupation in the USA was Farmer. 23% of Leffew's were Farmers. Farmer, Farm Hand and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Leffew.

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  • Farmer

    23%
  • Farm Hand

    15%
  • Farm Laborer

    15%
  • Keeping House

    15%

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Leffew Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Leffew Life Expectancy

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Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Leffew life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Leffew in 1950 was 40, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Leffew

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Leffew 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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