Jeff Name Meaning

English: from a short form of the personal name Jeffrey.

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


Similar surnames: Jeffs, Reff, Neff, Steff, Leaf, Boff, Huff, Luff, Jean, Reiff

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Jeff Family Origin

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Jeff Family Occupations

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  • Carman

    5%
  • Labourer

    5%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    3%
  • Coal Miner

    3%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Jeff family was Coal Miner. The most common Jeff occupation in the UK was Carman. 5% of Jeff's were Carmans. Carman, Labourer and Agricultural Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Jeff.

Source: Census data for Jeff | Data not to scale

Jeff Historical Records

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Jeff Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1958 and 2004, Jeff life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Jeff in 1958 was 41, and 80 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Jeff

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