Aliff Family History

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Aliff Name Meaning

English: variant of Ayliff(e), which is from a Middle English personal name. In most cases, this is Old Norse Eilífr ‘eternal life’, but it could also have absorbed the female name Ayleve (Old English Æ{dh}elgifu ‘noble gift’). It could also have absorbed a truncated form of Irish McAuliffe.

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


Similar surnames: Iliff, Elliff, Cliff, Oliff, Califf, Alff, Acuff, Griff, Alix, Luff

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Aliff Family Origin

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Aliff Family Occupations

What did your Aliff ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Farming and Works On Farm were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Aliff. A less common occupation for the Aliff family was Farm Labor. The most common Aliff occupation in the USA was Farmer. 27% of Aliff's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    27%
  • Farming

    18%
  • Works On Farm

    18%
  • Farm Labor

    9%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Aliff ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Aliff Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Aliff. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Aliff census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Aliff. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Aliff. For the veterans among your Aliff ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Aliff Life Expectancy

What is the average Aliff lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Aliff life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1971. The average life expectancy for Aliff in 1950 was 19, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Aliff

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Aliff ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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