Tift Name Meaning

English (Midlands): variant of Taft. Compare Toft.

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


Similar surnames: Tifft, Taft, Tuft, Gift, Toft, Tier, Kirt, Tuff, Vint, Stitt

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Tift Family Origin

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Tift Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    32%
  • Keeping House

    11%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Farming

    5%

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Tift. A less common occupation for the Tift family was Farming. The most common Tift occupation in the USA was Farmer. 32% of Tift's were Farmers.

Source: Census data for Tift | Data not to scale

Tift Historical Records

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Tift Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1959 and 2004, Tift life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1963, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Tift in 1959 was 56, and 84 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Tift

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