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Cunniff Name Meaning

Irish (Connacht): reduced form of McCunniff, an Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Conduibh ‘son of Condubh’ (earlier Cú Dhubh), a personal name meaning ‘black hound’. This is just one of several Anglicized forms that also include McAdoo and McNiff.

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


Similar surnames: Mcniff, Cuff, Connick, Caniff, Duff, Gunning, Braniff, Cunneen

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Cunniff Family Origin

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Cunniff Family Occupations

What did your Cunniff ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Cunniff family was Chemical Laborer. The most common Cunniff occupation in the UK was Labourer. 13% of Cunniff's were Labourers. Labourer, Agricultural Laborer and Agricultural Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cunniff.

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  • Labourer

    13%
  • Agricultural Laborer

    6%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    6%
  • Chemical Laborer

    6%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Cunniff ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Cunniff Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Cunniff. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cunniff 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 Cunniff. 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 Cunniff. For the veterans among your Cunniff ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Cunniff Life Expectancy

What is the average Cunniff lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Cunniff life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Cunniff in 1960 was 38, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Cunniff

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Cunniff 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.

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