Haff Name Meaning

dialect variant of Hoff ‘farm’. from Middle Low German haf ‘sea’, ‘lagoon’, most likely denoting someone living by one of the lagoons on the Baltic coast, German Haff.

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


Similar surnames: Haaf, Hoff, Raff, Naff, Hauff, Paff, Hanf, Haft, Gaff, Hahn

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Haff Family Origin

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Haff Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    23%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Carpenter

    6%
  • Laborer

    5%

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Haff. A less common occupation for the Haff family was Laborer. The most common Haff occupation in the USA was Farmer. 23% of Haff's were Farmers.

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Haff Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1951 and 2004, Haff life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Haff in 1951 was 28, and 64 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Haff

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