Hefti Family History

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Hefti Name Meaning

Swiss German: spelling variant of Hefty, from Middle High German heftec, heftic ‘durable’, ‘strong’, later ‘severe’, ‘violent’.

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

Similar surnames: Heft, Hertz, Hefty, Haft, Hefter, Deetz, Herb, Huft, Heitz, Hoeft

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Hefti Family Origin

Where is the Hefti family from?

Hefti Family Occupations

What did your Hefti ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Hefti. 14% of Hefti men worked as a Farmer and 12% of Hefti women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hefti were Butcher and Grader Teacher

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Butcher

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Maid
  • Stenographer
  • Dentist
  • Grader Teacher

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Hefti Historical Records

What Hefti family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Hefti. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hefti census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Hefti

Passenger List

There are 760 immigration records available for the last name Hefti. 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 414 military records available for the last name Hefti. For the veterans among your Hefti ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hefti Life Expectancy

What is the average Hefti lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2003, in the United States, Hefti life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1995, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Hefti in 1961 was 87, and 78 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hefti

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hefti 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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