Claffey Family History

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Claffey Name Meaning

Irish: reduced Anglicized form of McClaffey, Gaelic Mac Fhlaithimh, a patronymic from the personal name Flaitheamh meaning ‘prince’.

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


Similar surnames: Laffey, Mcgaffey, Caffey, Gaffey, Mahaffey, Craney, Clardy, Carney

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Claffey Family Origin

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Claffey Family Occupations

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  • Housekeeper

    17%
  • Labourer

    17%
  • Laundress

    17%
  • Staff Sergt (Pensioner)

    17%

In 1881, the most common Claffey occupation in the UK was Housekeeper. 17% of Claffey's were Housekeepers. Housekeeper, Labourer and Laundress were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Claffey. A less common occupation for the Claffey family was Staff Sergt (Pensioner).

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Claffey Historical Records

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Claffey Life Expectancy

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