Jolliffe Family History

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Jolliffe Name Meaning

English: variant of Jolly.

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


Similar surnames: Jolliff, Jollie, Olliff, Cliffe, Wolffe, Collie, Ratliffe, Ollie

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Jolliffe Family Origin

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Jolliffe Family Occupations

What did your Jolliffe ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Farm Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Jolliffe. The most common Jolliffe occupation in the USA was Farmer. 57% of Jolliffe's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Jolliffe family was Chemist.

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  • Farmer

    57%
  • Farm Laborer

    18%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Chemist

    4%

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

Jolliffe Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Jolliffe. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Jolliffe 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Jolliffe. 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 Jolliffe. For the veterans among your Jolliffe ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Jolliffe Life Expectancy

What is the average Jolliffe lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Jolliffe life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Jolliffe in 1950 was 43, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Jolliffe

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Jolliffe 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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