Sarff Family History

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Sarff Name Meaning

Possibly English: unexplained.

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

Similar surnames: Skiff, Scarff, Sarr, Safe, Sarge, Sar, Steff, Gaff, Hauff, Wharff

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Sarff Family Origin

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Sarff Family Occupations

What did your Sarff ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Sarff occupation in the USA was Farmer. 93% of Sarff's were Farmers. Farmer and Preacher were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Sarff.

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  • Farmer

  • Preacher


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

Sarff Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Sarff. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sarff census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 87 immigration records available for the last name Sarff. 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 466 military records available for the last name Sarff. For the veterans among your Sarff ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sarff Life Expectancy

What is the average Sarff lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Sarff life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Sarff in 1958 was 61, and 90 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sarff 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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