Hefty Family History

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Hefty Name Meaning

French (Alsatian) form of German heftig ‘fierce’, ‘irascible’. Probably an altered spelling of Hefti.

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

Similar surnames: Hefti, Rufty, Henry, Hemry, Hevey, Hefel, Hewey, Henny, Huft, Harty

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Hefty Family Origin

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Hefty Family Occupations

What did your Hefty ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Student Of Law was the top reported job for people in the UK named Hefty.

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Student Of Law

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

Hefty Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Hefty. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hefty 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 553 immigration records available for the last name Hefty. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Hefty. For the veterans among your Hefty ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hefty Life Expectancy

What is the average Hefty lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Hefty life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Hefty in 1950 was 47, and 86 in 2004.

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