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Efird Name Meaning

Variant spelling of English Efford, a habitational name from any of various places in Devon called Efford. Perhaps an Americanized spelling of German Effert or Evert. This is a common name in NC.

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


Similar surnames: Ford, Eid, Efurd, Elford, Bird, Record, Fish, Telford, Eber, Herd

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Efird Family Origin

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Efird Family Occupations

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Efird family was Ferryman. The most common Efird occupation in the USA was Farmer. 70% of Efird's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Efird.

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  • Farmer

    70%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Farm Laborer

    4%
  • Ferryman

    4%

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Efird Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Efird. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Efird 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Efird. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Efird. For the veterans among your Efird ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Efird Life Expectancy

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Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Efird life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Efird in 1948 was 60, and 69 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Efird 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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