Oliff Name Meaning

English: from the Old Norse personal name Óleifr, a variant of Ólafr ‘Olaf’ (see Olsen). The name was always common in Scandinavia, and became popular also in northern Scotland and Ireland, which received Scandinavian colonists at an early date.

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


Similar surnames: Aliff, Iliff, Cliff, Elliff, Topliff, Griff, Luff, Olliff, Olin, Liff

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Oliff Family Origin

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Oliff Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    23%
  • Farming

    23%
  • Keeping House

    23%
  • Farm Laborer

    15%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Oliff family was Farm Laborer. The most common Oliff occupation in the USA was Farmer. 23% of Oliff's were Farmers. Farmer, Farming and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Oliff.

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Oliff Historical Records

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Oliff Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1962 and 2003, Oliff life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1985, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Oliff in 1962 was 58, and 81 in 2003.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Oliff

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