Elliff Family History

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Elliff Name Meaning

from the Middle English female personal name Ayleve, Aylgive, Old English Æ{dh}elgifu, composed of the elements æ{dh}el ‘noble’ + gifu ‘gift’, which was borne by a daughter of King Alfred the Great, who became abbess of Shaftesbury. from the Old Norse byname Eilífr, which is composed of the elements ei ‘always’ + lífr ‘life’.

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

Similar surnames: Aliff, Iliff, Oliff, Egloff, Ellick, Cliff, Ellen, Reiff, Califf

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Elliff Family Origin

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Elliff Family Occupations

What did your Elliff ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Elliff. 4% of Elliff men worked as a General Labourer and 55% of Elliff women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Elliff were Bank Clerk and Pianoforte Teacher

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
  • Incapacitated
  • Agricultural Lab Heavy Worker
  • Bank Clerk

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Private Means
  • Housekeeper
  • Pianoforte Teacher

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

Elliff Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Elliff. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Elliff 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 364 immigration records available for the last name Elliff. 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 531 military records available for the last name Elliff. For the veterans among your Elliff ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Elliff Life Expectancy

What is the average Elliff lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Elliff life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Elliff in 1958 was 29, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Elliff

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Elliff 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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