Hefley Family History

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Hefley Name Meaning

Probably an Americanized spelling of the Swiss family names Haefely, Häfeli, Häffele or Hefele, of unexplained origin.

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


Similar surnames: Heflin, Pefley, Henley, Exley, Kerley, Remley, Hegler, Hefty, Hafley

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Hefley Family Origin

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Hefley Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    57%
  • Farming

    10%
  • Keeping House

    10%
  • Clerk In Store

    4%

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In 1880, Farmer, Farming and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hefley. The most common Hefley occupation in the USA was Farmer. 57% of Hefley's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Hefley family was Clerk In Store.

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Hefley Historical Records

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Hefley Life Expectancy

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