Heifner Family History

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Heifner Name Meaning

German: probably Americanized spelling of of Hüfner, a variant of Hübner, see Huebner.

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

Similar surnames: Heafner, Heefner, Heidner, Hibner, Hiner, Heisner, Hebner, Keefner

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Heifner Family Origin

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Heifner Family Occupations

What did your Heifner ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Heifner family was Farming. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Heifner. The most common Heifner occupation in the USA was Farmer. 59% of Heifner's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer

  • Farming


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

Heifner Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Heifner. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Heifner 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 117 immigration records available for the last name Heifner. 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 935 military records available for the last name Heifner. For the veterans among your Heifner ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Heifner Life Expectancy

What is the average Heifner lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Heifner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Heifner in 1958 was 49, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Heifner

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Heifner 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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