Giffen Family History

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Giffen Name Meaning

Irish and English: variant spelling of Giffin.

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


Similar surnames: Griffen, Giffin, Goffe, Gillen, Girten, Diffee, Tiffin, Diffin

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Giffen Family Origin

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Giffen Family Occupations

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  • Annuitant

    2%
  • Annuitant & House Proprietor

    2%
  • Asst & Overseer & Tax Collr

    2%
  • Baker'S Wife

    2%

In 1881, the most common Giffen occupation in the UK was Annuitant. 2% of Giffen's were Annuitants. Annuitant, Annuitant & House Proprietor and Asst & Overseer & Tax Collr were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Giffen. A less common occupation for the Giffen family was Baker'S Wife.

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Giffen Historical Records

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Giffen Life Expectancy

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