Alff Name Meaning

Variant spelling of North German Alf, a reduced form of the personal name Adolf.

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

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Alff Family Origin

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Alff Family Occupations

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  • Carpenter

    20%
  • Dealer-Queensware

    20%
  • Farmer

    20%
  • Keeping House

    20%

In 1880, Carpenter, Dealer-Queensware and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Alff. The most common Alff occupation in the USA was Carpenter. 20% of Alff's were Carpenters. A less common occupation for the Alff family was Keeping House.

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Alff Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1957 and 2003, Alff life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Alff in 1957 was 31, and 79 in 2003.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Alff

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