Cluff Family History

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Cluff Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Clough.

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

Similar surnames: Luff, Cuff, Houff, Cliffe, Bruff, Clifft, Cuffe, Cliff, Plouff, Tuff

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Cluff Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Cluff name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Cluff. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Norway


  • Sweden


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Cluff Family Origin

Where is the Cluff family from?

Cluff Family Occupations

What did your Cluff ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Cluff family was Grocer. The most common Cluff occupation in the USA was Farmer. 28% of Cluff's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cluff.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Grocer


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

Cluff Historical Records

What Cluff family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 19,000 census records available for the last name Cluff. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cluff 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Cluff. 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 Cluff. For the veterans among your Cluff ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Cluff Life Expectancy

What is the average Cluff lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Cluff life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Cluff in 1952 was 37, and 68 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Cluff

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Cluff 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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