Jefferies Family History

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Jefferies Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Jeffrey.

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


Similar surnames: Jeffries, Jefferis, Jeffress, Jefferys, Jefferson, Jeffs, Jeffery

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Jefferies Family Origin

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Jefferies Family Occupations

What did your Jefferies ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Jefferies. 2% of Jefferies men worked as a General Labourer and 49% of Jefferies women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Jefferies were Carpenter and Domestic Duties

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
    2%
  • Builders Labourer
    1%
  • Bricklayer
    1%
  • Carpenter
    1%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    49%
  • Unpaid Domestic
    2%
  • Housewife
    2%
  • Domestic Duties
    2%

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

Jefferies Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 83,000 census records available for the last name Jefferies. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Jefferies 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 7,000 immigration records available for the last name Jefferies. 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 8,000 military records available for the last name Jefferies. For the veterans among your Jefferies ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Jefferies Life Expectancy

What is the average Jefferies lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Jefferies life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Jefferies in 1942 was 25, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Jefferies

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