Giffin Family History

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Giffin Name Meaning

Irish: reduced form of McGiffin, an Anglicized form of Gaelic Mag Dhuibhfinn ‘son of Duibhfionn’. English: from a pet form of the Norman personal name Geffrei (see Jeffrey).

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


Similar surnames: Griffin, Goffin, Diffin, Mcgiffin, Gilpin, Gaffin, Guffin, Duffin

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Giffin Family Origin

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Giffin Family Occupations

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  • Coprolite Digger

    4%
  • Gentlewoman

    4%
  • Ag Labourer

    2%
  • Agr Farm Labourer

    2%

In 1881, the most common Giffin occupation in the UK was Coprolite Digger. 4% of Giffin's were Coprolite Diggers. Coprolite Digger, Gentlewoman and Ag Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Giffin. A less common occupation for the Giffin family was Agr Farm Labourer.

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Giffin Historical Records

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Giffin Life Expectancy

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