Kiff Family History

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Kiff Name Meaning

German: topographic name from a Westphalian dialect Kiff ‘outhouse’, ‘tied cottage’, ‘shack’.

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

Similar surnames: Koff, Kimm, Kitz, Zipf, Huff, Haff, Kivi, Puff, Alff, Kirk

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Kiff Family Origin

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Kiff Family Occupations

What did your Kiff ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Builders Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Kiff. 3% of Kiff men worked as a Builders Labourer and 52% of Kiff women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kiff were Gardener and Domestic Duties

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Builders Labourer
  • General Labourer
  • Farmer
  • Gardener

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Housewife
  • Domestic Servant
  • Domestic Duties

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

Kiff Historical Records

What Kiff family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 14,000 census records available for the last name Kiff. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kiff 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 621 immigration records available for the last name Kiff. 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 Kiff. For the veterans among your Kiff ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kiff Life Expectancy

What is the average Kiff lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Kiff life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1971. The average life expectancy for Kiff in 1953 was 45, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kiff

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kiff 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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