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Cunniffe Name Meaning

Irish: variant of Cunniff .

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


Similar surnames: Conniff, Canniff, Cundiff, Cunniff, Cuffe, Lundie, Cliffe, Caniff

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Where is the Cunniffe family from?

You can see how Cunniffe families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Cunniffe family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1880 and 1920. The most Cunniffe families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1880 there were 13 Cunniffe families living in New York. This was about 45% of all the recorded Cunniffe's in USA. New York had the highest population of Cunniffe families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Cunniffe surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Cunniffe ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Carpenter and Secretary were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Cunniffe. 60% of Cunniffe men worked as a Carpenter and 50% of Cunniffe women worked as a Secretary. Some less common occupations for Americans named Cunniffe were Salesman and Clerk. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Carpenter
    60%
  • Salesman
    40%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Secretary
    50%
  • Clerk
    50%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Cunniffe. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cunniffe census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Cunniffe. 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 Cards

There are 524 military records available for the last name Cunniffe. For the veterans among your Cunniffe ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Cunniffe lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Cunniffe life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Cunniffe in 1962 was 66, and 88 in 2004.

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