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 1939, French Polisher (furniture) and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Alff. 17% of Alff men worked as a French Polisher (furniture) and 50% of Alff women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Alff were Incapacitated and Unpaid Domestic

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • French Polisher (furniture)
    17%
  • Hotel Head Wait
    17%
  • Hotel Head Waiter
    17%
  • Incapacitated
    17%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    50%
  • Certificated Teacher Retired
    17%
  • Incapacitated
    17%
  • Unpaid Domestic
    17%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Alff Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 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 246 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 413 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Alff

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