Alff Family History

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Alff Name Meaning

Variant spelling of North German Alf, a reduced form of the personal name Adolf.

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


Similar surnames: Alf, Aliff, Alm, Ahlf, Reff, Puff, Off, Albo, Ales, Huff

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Alff Family Origin

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Alff Family Occupations

What did your Alff ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Alff occupation in the UK was Tailor. 100% of Alff's were Tailors.

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  • Tailor

    100%

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Alff Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Alff. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Alff 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Alff. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, 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 Alff. For the veterans among your Alff ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Alff Life Expectancy

What is the average Alff lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2003, in the United States, Alff life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Alff in 1957 was 31, and 79 in 2003.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Alff 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.

Famous Alff Family

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Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
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