Cunliffe Family History

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Cunliffe Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in Lancashire, near Rishton, recorded in 1246 as Kunteclive, from Old English cunte ‘cunt’ + clif ‘slope’, i.e. ‘slope with a slit or crack in it’.

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


Similar surnames: Cliff, Sutcliffe, Clive, Cullimore, Iliff, Cutlip, Carlisle, Cuff

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Cunliffe Family Origin

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Cunliffe Family Occupations

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  • Coal Miner

    13%
  • Cotton Weaver

    5%
  • Housekeeper

    3%
  • Farmer

    2%

In 1881, the most common Cunliffe occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 13% of Cunliffe's were Coal Miners. Coal Miner, Cotton Weaver and Housekeeper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cunliffe. A less common occupation for the Cunliffe family was Farmer.

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Cunliffe Historical Records

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Cunliffe Life Expectancy

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