Mahaffey Family History

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Mahaffey Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Dhuibhshithe (see McAfee). In Ireland this name belongs mainly to County Donegal.

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


Similar surnames: Mehaffey, Mcgaffey, Mccaffrey, Mahady, Claffey, Manley, Mchaney

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Mahaffey Family Origin

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Mahaffey Family Occupations

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  • Coal Miner

    67%
  • Barman

    17%
  • Shoemaker

    17%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Mahaffey family was Shoemaker. Coal Miner and Barman were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Mahaffey. The most common Mahaffey occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 67% of Mahaffey's were Coal Miners.

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Mahaffey Historical Records

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Mahaffey Life Expectancy

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