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Origins of the Jeffery surname

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About the Jefferys

We have a total number of 82828 records for people with the last name Jeffery.

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Where do most Jefferys live?

In 1921, most Jefferys lived in London.


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Interesting facts about Jefferys

How common is your surname?

585th most common surname in the UK

We have 74,500 records for the Jeffery surname. The oldest one dates back to 1538.

Who were Jefferys most likely to marry?

Smiths

&

Williamses

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What are the most common Jeffery first names?

  • John
  • William
  • Mary
  • Elizabeth

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Common jobs for Jefferys

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

Common Female occupations for Jefferys in 1921
Dressmaker

387

Laundress

254

Domestic Servant

190

General Servant Domestic

188

General Servant

142

Common Male occupations for Jefferys in 1921
Agricultural Labourer

484

Farm Labourer

287

Farmer

278

Carpenter

252

General Labourer

248

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