Bailiff Family History

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Bailiff Name Meaning

English: occupational name for an officer of a court of justice, from the English vocabulary word bailiff, which is from the objective case of Old French bailis (see Bayliss).

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


Similar surnames: Bayliss, Bayliff, Bailey, Aliff, Gatliff, Iliff, Bail, Baglio, Bailly

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Bailiff Family Origin

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Bailiff Family Occupations

What did your Bailiff ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Bailiff family was Keeping House. The most common Bailiff occupation in the USA was Farmer. 62% of Bailiff's were Farmers. Farmer, Boatman and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bailiff.

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  • Farmer

    62%
  • Boatman

    5%
  • Farming

    5%
  • Keeping House

    5%

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

Bailiff Historical Records

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Census Record

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

Search 1940's US census records for Bailiff

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Bailiff. 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 Bailiff. For the veterans among your Bailiff ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bailiff Life Expectancy

What is the average Bailiff lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Bailiff life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Bailiff in 1959 was 33, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bailiff

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bailiff 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.

Famous Bailiff Family

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Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
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