Lefort Family History

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Lefort Name Meaning

French and English: from Old French fort ‘strong’, ‘brave’ (see Fort), with the definite article le.

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

Similar surnames: Befort, Fort, Levert, Lemer, Lemont, Dufort, Deford, Lemery, Lyford

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Lefort Family Origin

Where is the Lefort family from?

Lefort Family Occupations

What did your Lefort ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Lefort occupation in the UK was Barge Builder. 17% of Lefort's were Barge Builders. Barge Builder, Book Binder and Dividends were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lefort. A less common occupation for the Lefort family was Formerly Barge Builder.

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  • Barge Builder

  • Book Binder

  • Dividends

  • Formerly Barge Builder


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

Lefort Historical Records

What Lefort family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Lefort. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lefort 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 Lefort. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Lefort. For the veterans among your Lefort ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lefort Life Expectancy

What is the average Lefort lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Lefort life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Lefort in 1953 was 51, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lefort

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lefort 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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