Kiff Family History

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Kiff Name Meaning

German: topographic name from a Westphalian dialect Kiff ‘outhouse’, ‘tied cottage’, ‘shack’.

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


Similar surnames: Koff, Kimm, Kitz, Zipf, Huff, Haff, Kivi, Puff, Alff, Kirk

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Kiff Family Origin

Where is the Kiff family from?

Kiff Family Occupations

What did your Kiff ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Kiff occupation in the USA was Farmer. 34% of Kiff's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Kiff family was Cooper. Farmer, Farming and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kiff.

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  • Farmer

    34%
  • Farming

    10%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Cooper

    5%

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

Kiff Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Kiff. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kiff census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Kiff

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Kiff. 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 Kiff. For the veterans among your Kiff ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kiff Life Expectancy

What is the average Kiff lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Kiff life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1971. The average life expectancy for Kiff in 1953 was 45, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kiff

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kiff 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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