Hefler Family History

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Hefler Name Meaning

German: variant of Heffner.

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

Similar surnames: Heffler, Hofler, Hetler, Hegler, Hesler, Hepler, Hemler, Lefler

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Hefler Family Origin

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Hefler Family Occupations

What did your Hefler ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Hefler family was Coal Miner. The most common Hefler occupation in the USA was Farmer. 24% of Hefler's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hefler.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Carpenter

  • Coal Miner


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

Hefler Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Hefler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hefler 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 598 immigration records available for the last name Hefler. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 467 military records available for the last name Hefler. For the veterans among your Hefler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hefler Life Expectancy

What is the average Hefler lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Hefler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1988, and highest in 1965. The average life expectancy for Hefler in 1962 was 65, and 86 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hefler

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hefler 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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