Naff Name Meaning

South German and Swiss German (also Näff): variant of Neff. Altered spelling of Knaf, from the Low German form of Knabe ‘boy’, ‘journeyman’.

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

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Naff Family Origin

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Naff Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    41%
  • Keeping House

    11%
  • Farm Laborer

    9%
  • Carpenter

    5%

In 1880, the most common Naff occupation in the USA was Farmer. 41% of Naff's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Naff. A less common occupation for the Naff family was Carpenter.

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Naff Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1950 and 2004, Naff life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Naff in 1950 was 46, and 78 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Naff

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