Ifft Family History

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Ifft Name Meaning

German: of uncertain origin; perhaps a habitational name from a place called Ifta near Eisbach in Thuringia.

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

Similar surnames: Luft, Tuft, Loft, Belt, Heit, Toft, Gift, Hast, Kiff, Saft

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Ifft Family Origin

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Ifft Family Occupations

What did your Ifft ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Ifft occupation in the USA was Farmer. 63% of Ifft's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Ifft family was Keeping House. Farmer, Dressmaker and Gen. Mds. Dealer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ifft.

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  • Farmer

  • Dressmaker

  • Gen. Mds. Dealer

  • Keeping House


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

Ifft Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 804 census records available for the last name Ifft. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ifft 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 138 immigration records available for the last name Ifft. 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 503 military records available for the last name Ifft. For the veterans among your Ifft ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ifft Life Expectancy

What is the average Ifft lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Ifft life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Ifft in 1963 was 81, and 67 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ifft

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ifft 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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