Cliffe Family History

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Cliffe Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Cliff.

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

Similar surnames: Clifft, Cliff, Clift, Cuffe, Cluff, Liff, Califf, Clinger, Life

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Cliffe Family Origin

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Cliffe Family Occupations

What did your Cliffe ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Cliffe occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Cliffe's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Cliffe family was Gardner. Farmer, Laborer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cliffe.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Blacksmith

  • Gardner


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

Cliffe Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 33,000 census records available for the last name Cliffe. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cliffe 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Cliffe. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Cliffe. For the veterans among your Cliffe ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Cliffe Life Expectancy

What is the average Cliffe lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Cliffe life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Cliffe in 1957 was 51, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Cliffe

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Cliffe 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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