Laffey Family History

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Laffey Name Meaning

Irish and Scottish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Laithimh, from the earlier form Ó Flaithimh, from flaitheamh ‘ruler’.

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


Similar surnames: Claffey, Gaffey, Lafferty, Caffey, Guffey, Caffrey, Coffey, Larkey

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Laffey Family Origin

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Laffey Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    22%
  • Farmer

    17%
  • Fisherman

    7%
  • Keeps House

    5%

In 1880, Laborer, Farmer and Fisherman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Laffey. A less common occupation for the Laffey family was Keeps House. The most common Laffey occupation in the USA was Laborer. 22% of Laffey's were Laborers.

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Laffey Historical Records

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Laffey Life Expectancy

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