Leffler Family History

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Leffler Name Meaning

German: occupational name for a maker or seller of spoons, a variant of Loeffler.

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

Similar surnames: Loeffler, Lafler, Loffler, Leffel, Legler, Lefler, Effler, Heffler

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Leffler Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Leffler name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Leffler. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


  • European Jewish


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Leffler Family Origin

Where is the Leffler family from?

Leffler Family Occupations

What did your Leffler ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Leffler family was Dressmaker. The most common Leffler occupation in the UK was Annuitant. 9% of Leffler's were Annuitants. Annuitant, Bank Of England Clerk and Clerk In Private Drawing Office Bank Of England (Serv) were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Leffler.

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  • Annuitant

  • Bank Of England Clerk

  • Clerk In Private Drawing Office Bank Of England (Serv)

  • Dressmaker


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

Leffler Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 25,000 census records available for the last name Leffler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Leffler 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Leffler. 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 5,000 military records available for the last name Leffler. For the veterans among your Leffler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Leffler Life Expectancy

What is the average Leffler lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Leffler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Leffler in 1944 was 30, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Leffler

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Leffler 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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