Heffner Family History

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Heffner Name Meaning

German (southwestern) and Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a potter (see Hafner).

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


Similar surnames: Hefner, Geffner, Hoffner, Hoeffner, Reffner, Sheffler, Heppner

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Heffner Family Origin

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Heffner Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    37%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Carpenter

    3%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Heffner family was Carpenter. The most common Heffner occupation in the USA was Farmer. 37% of Heffner's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Heffner.

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Heffner Historical Records

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Heffner Life Expectancy

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