Gaffin Family History

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Gaffin Name Meaning

Irish: reduced form of McGaffin, an Anglicization of Gaelic Mac Eacháin (see McGahan).

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


Similar surnames: Giffin, Guffin, Mcgaffin, Gaffey, Gavin, Diffin, Garvin, Duffin

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Gaffin Family Origin

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Gaffin Family Occupations

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  • Boatmaker (Master)

    17%
  • Cabinet Maker

    17%
  • Coal Miner

    17%
  • Labourer

    17%

In 1881, the most common Gaffin occupation in the UK was Boatmaker (Master). 17% of Gaffin's were Boatmaker (Master)s. Boatmaker (Master), Cabinet Maker and Coal Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gaffin. A less common occupation for the Gaffin family was Labourer.

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Gaffin Historical Records

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Gaffin Life Expectancy

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