Ef 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: Ey, Ek, Ji, Lu, Yu, Ku, Li, Wu, Xu, Ko

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Ef Family Origin

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Ef Family Occupations

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In 1940, Painter was the top reported job for people in the US named Ef.

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Painter
    100%

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

Ef Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 147 census records available for the last name Ef. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ef 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 181 immigration records available for the last name Ef. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 37 military records available for the last name Ef. For the veterans among your Ef ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ef Life Expectancy

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