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Origins of the Heft surname

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About the Hefts

We have a total number of 210 records for people with the last name Heft.

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Where do most Hefts live?

In 1921, most Hefts lived in Northern Ireland.

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Interesting facts about Hefts

How common is your surname?

You have a rare surname! It's not in the top 1000 UK surnames!

We have 45 records for the Heft surname. The oldest one dates back to .

Who were Hefts most likely to marry?

Our Marriage record sets tell us which families married Hefts.

What are the most common Heft first names?

  • John
  • William
  • Mary
  • Anna

Our birth record sets tell us the names of Heft family members

Common jobs for Hefts

Men and women often performed different types of jobs, so these are displayed by gender to maintain their historical accuracy.

Common Female occupations for Hefts in 1921


Farmers Daughter Dairy Work






Common Male occupations for Hefts in 1921


General Farmers


Semiskilled Chauffeurs And Drivers


Farm Hands


Shipping And Receiving Clerks


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