Jaffe Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): from Hebrew yafe ‘beautiful’, ‘pleasant’, a surname recorded in Prague as early as the 16th century.

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


Similar surnames: Joffe, Yaffe, Ioffe, Jaffee, Yaffee, Jaffa, Yoffe, Saffer, Roffe

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Jaffe Family Origin

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Jaffe Family Occupations

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  • Cheese Maker

    33%
  • Cigar Dealer

    33%
  • Store Keeper

    33%

In 1880, the most common Jaffe occupation in the USA was Cheese Maker. 33% of Jaffe's were Cheese Makers. A less common occupation for the Jaffe family was Store Keeper. Cheese Maker and Cigar Dealer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Jaffe.

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Jaffe Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1948 and 2004, Jaffe life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Jaffe in 1948 was 51, and 83 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Jaffe

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