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Origins of the Jeffries surname

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About the Jeffrieses

We have a total number of 40936 records for people with the last name Jeffries.

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Where do most Jeffrieses live?

In 1921, most Jeffrieses lived in London.

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Interesting facts about Jeffrieses

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We have 35,500 records for the Jeffries surname. The oldest one dates back to .

Who were Jeffrieses most likely to marry?




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What are the most common Jeffries first names?

  • William
  • John
  • Mary
  • Elizabeth

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Common jobs for Jeffrieses

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

Common Female occupations for Jeffrieses in 1921




Domestic Servant


General Servant Domestic




Common Male occupations for Jeffrieses in 1921
General Labourer


Agricultural Labourer


Coal Miner






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