Newfer Family History

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Newfer Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Neufer, Reifer, Netter, Necker, Nester, Newey, Netzer, Ewer, Nesser

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Newfer Family Origin

Where is the Newfer family from?

Newfer Family Occupations

What did your Newfer ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Newfer. 17% of Newfer men worked as a Farmer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    17%
  • Salesman
    17%
  • Carpenter
    9%
  • Electrician
    9%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Teacher
    100%

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

Newfer Historical Records

What Newfer family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 404 census records available for the last name Newfer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Newfer 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 4 immigration records available for the last name Newfer. 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 48 military records available for the last name Newfer. For the veterans among your Newfer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Newfer Life Expectancy

What is the average Newfer lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Newfer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1992, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Newfer in 1964 was 77, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Newfer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Newfer 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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