Lahiff Family History

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Lahiff Name Meaning

Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Laithimh (see Laffey).

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


Similar surnames: Caniff, Aliff, Rahlf, Alff, Ahlf, Luff, Laier, Lazio, Danoff, Lehigh

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Lahiff Family Origin

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Lahiff Family Occupations

What did your Lahiff ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Lahiff family was Brick Layer. The most common Lahiff occupation in the USA was Farmer. 28% of Lahiff's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Painter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lahiff.

View Census data for Lahiff | Data not to scale

  • Farmer

    28%
  • Laborer

    19%
  • Painter

    6%
  • Brick Layer

    3%

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

Lahiff Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Lahiff. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lahiff 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 Lahiff

Passenger List

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

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Lahiff Life Expectancy

What is the average Lahiff lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Lahiff life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1998, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Lahiff in 1961 was 72, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lahiff

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lahiff 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.

Famous Lahiff Family

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Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
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Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
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Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
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