Mahaffy Family History

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Mahaffy Name Meaning

Scottish and Irish: variant spelling of Mahaffey.

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


Similar surnames: Mehaffy, Mehaffie, Mcduffy, Mahony, Mahany, Mahanay, Hafey, Mahar

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Mahaffy Family Origin

Where is the Mahaffy family from?

Mahaffy Family Occupations

What did your Mahaffy ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Mahaffy occupation in the USA was Farmer. 56% of Mahaffy's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mahaffy. A less common occupation for the Mahaffy family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

    56%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Farming

    7%
  • Carpenter

    4%

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

Mahaffy Historical Records

What Mahaffy family records will you find?

Census Record

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

Passenger List

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

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Mahaffy Life Expectancy

What is the average Mahaffy lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Mahaffy life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Mahaffy in 1954 was 52, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mahaffy

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mahaffy 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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