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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Heffron

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Alt. Meaning

H is for heavenly, your spirit is strong.

E is for easy going, no ruffles here.

F is for festive, the youth of your spirit.

F is for funny, humor suits you!

R is for romp, you know how to have fun!

O is for organized, you always know where things are

N is for noble, your regal bearing.

Notable Persons With the Last Name Heffron

His military service ended in 1945.


Richard T. Heffron was a film director. His career lasted from 1971 to 1996. Richard was born on October 6th, 1930 in Chicago. He died on August 27th, 2007.


Bob Heffron was a Minister for Education, 5th Deputy Premier of New South Wales, and Minister for Education (New South Wales). He was most prominent from 1959 to 1964. Bob was born on September 10th, 1890 in Thames, New Zealand. He breathed his last breath on July 27th, 1978.


Thomas was born on June 13th, 1872. He left this life on May 24th, 1951.


Colin Heffron is a soccer player for the Dartmouth Big Green, New York Red Bulls II, and New York Red Bulls. Colin was born on December 6th, 1992 in London, England.


Patrick was born on June 1st, 1860. He passed away on November 23rd, 1927.


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Popularity of Heffron as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Heffron U.S.
  White 95.71% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.63% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.34% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.72% 16.26%

Of Last Name Heffron

People with the last name Heffron are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Heffron

  • How Popular is the name Heffron? As a last name Heffron was the 12,916th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Heffron first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Heffron is Tuesday, March 13th, 1900.
  • How unique is the name Heffron? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Heffron. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Heffron: Your name in reverse order is Norffeh. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Norehff. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Heffron? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 2,380 people with the last name Heffron.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Heffron? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Heffron as their last name since less than 1 person in 123k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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