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Caniff Name Meaning

Irish: reduced Americanized form of Gaelic Mac Conduibh (see Cunniff).

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


Similar surnames: Cunniff, Mcniff, Lahiff, Canniff, Conniff, Braniff, Daniel, Canipe

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Caniff Family Origin

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Caniff Family Occupations

What did your Caniff ancestors do for a living?

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Laborer

    17%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Carpenter

    3%

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In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Caniff. A less common occupation for the Caniff family was Carpenter. The most common Caniff occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Caniff's were Farmers.

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Caniff Historical Records

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Caniff Life Expectancy

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