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Laffin Family History

Laffin Name Meaning
Irish: variant of Lavin.

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

28,820 Historical Documents with Laffin on Ancestry.com
7,320 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
1,189 Military Records
1,044 Immigration Records
7,568 Census and Voter Lists
11,699 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Laffin Families

  • Number of Laffin families
     22 - 41
     8 - 21
     1 - 7
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Laffin families
     9 - 15
     4 - 8
     1 - 3
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Laffin last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Laffin census records

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Laffin Family Origin

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The information for this chart came from the U.S. Immigration Collection at Ancestry.com. You can find out where the majority of the Laffin families were living before they immigrated to the U.S and learn where to focus your search for foreign records.

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Laffin Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Laffin families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival and destination.

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Average Life Expectancy for Laffin

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Laffin Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Laffin census records

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Laffin Civil War Service Records

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