Lefler Family History

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Lefler Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Loeffler.

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

Similar surnames: Lafler, Leffler, Lehrer, Tesler, Wexler, Leifer, Hefler, Legler

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Lefler Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Lefler name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Lefler. 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


  • France


  • Sweden


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Lefler Family Origin

Where is the Lefler family from?

Lefler Family Occupations

What did your Lefler ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Lefler occupation in the UK was Watchmaker. 100% of Lefler's were Watchmakers.

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  • Watchmaker


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

Lefler Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 16,000 census records available for the last name Lefler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lefler 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Lefler. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Lefler. For the veterans among your Lefler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lefler Life Expectancy

What is the average Lefler lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Lefler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Lefler in 1953 was 27, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lefler

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lefler 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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