Jolliff Family History

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Jolliff Name Meaning

English: variant of Jolly.

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

Similar surnames: Jolliffe, Olliff, Jollie, Oliff, Hollins, Aliff, Dollins, Collis

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Jolliff Family Origin

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Jolliff Family Occupations

What did your Jolliff ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Jolliff family was Keeping House. Farmer, Laborer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Jolliff. The most common Jolliff occupation in the USA was Farmer. 55% of Jolliff's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Blacksmith

  • Keeping House


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

Jolliff Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Jolliff. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Jolliff 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 397 immigration records available for the last name Jolliff. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Jolliff. For the veterans among your Jolliff ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Jolliff Life Expectancy

What is the average Jolliff lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Jolliff life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Jolliff in 1953 was 47, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Jolliff

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Jolliff 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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