Leffingwell Family History

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Leffingwell Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a lost place in Essex (probably near Pebmarsh) recorded in Domesday Book as Liffildeuuella ‘spring or stream (Old English wella) of a woman named Leofhild’.

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


Similar surnames: Longwell, Ledwell, Helliwell, Bidwell, Effinger, Pennywell

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Leffingwell Family Origin

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Leffingwell Family Occupations

What did your Leffingwell ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Leffingwell. The most common Leffingwell occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Leffingwell's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Leffingwell family was Laborer.

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Keeping House

    11%
  • Farming

    3%
  • Laborer

    3%

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

Leffingwell Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Leffingwell Life Expectancy

What is the average Leffingwell lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Leffingwell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Leffingwell in 1944 was 42, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Leffingwell

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Leffingwell 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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