Laffey Family History

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Laffey Name Meaning

Irish and Scottish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Laithimh, from the earlier form Ó Flaithimh, from flaitheamh ‘ruler’.

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


Similar surnames: Claffey, Gaffey, Lafferty, Caffey, Guffey, Caffrey, Coffey, Larkey

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Laffey Family Origin

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Laffey Family Occupations

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  • Coal Miner

    16%
  • Labourer

    12%
  • Labourer Iron Works

    8%
  • Bandsman Royal Navy

    4%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Laffey family was Bandsman Royal Navy. The most common Laffey occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 16% of Laffey's were Coal Miners. Coal Miner, Labourer and Labourer Iron Works were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Laffey.

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Laffey Historical Records

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Laffey Life Expectancy

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