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Gaffin Name Meaning

Irish: reduced form of McGaffin, an Anglicization of Gaelic Mac Eacháin (see McGahan).

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


Similar surnames: Giffin, Guffin, Mcgaffin, Gaffey, Gavin, Diffin, Garvin, Duffin

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Gaffin Family Origin

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Gaffin Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    53%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Keepg House

    6%
  • Cap Maker

    3%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keepg House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gaffin. The most common Gaffin occupation in the USA was Farmer. 53% of Gaffin's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Gaffin family was Cap Maker.

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Gaffin Historical Records

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Gaffin Life Expectancy

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