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Longstaff Name Meaning

English: apparently an occupational name for a tipstaff or beadle who carried a long staff as a badge of office; perhaps also a nickname for a very tall, thin man, or even an obscene nickname for a man with a long sexual organ. The surname is found chiefly in northeastern England.

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

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Longstaff Family Origin

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Longstaff Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    11%
  • Butcher

    7%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Moulder

    7%

In 1880, the most common Longstaff occupation in the USA was Farmer. 11% of Longstaff's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Longstaff family was Moulder. Farmer, Butcher and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Longstaff.

Source: Census data for Longstaff | Data not to scale

Longstaff Historical Records

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Longstaff Life Expectancy

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