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Elliff Family History

Elliff Name Meaning
from the Middle English female personal name Ayleve, Aylgive, Old English Æ{dh}elgifu, composed of the elements æ{dh}el ‘noble’ + gifu ‘gift’, which was borne by a daughter of King Alfred the Great, who became abbess of Shaftesbury.from the Old Norse byname Eilífr, which is composed of the elements ei ‘always’ + lífr ‘life’.

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

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6,169 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
486 Military Records
325 Immigration Records
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Name Distribution of Elliff Families

  • Number of Elliff families
     12 - 22
     5 - 11
     1 - 4
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Elliff families
     17 - 32
     6 - 16
     1 - 5
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Elliff last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Elliff Family Origin

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Elliff Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Elliff

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Elliff Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Elliff census records

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Elliff Civil War Service Records

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