Mcniff Family History

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Mcniff Name Meaning

Irish and Scottish: Anglicized form of Irish Gaelic Mac Conduibh, a patronymic from the personal name Cú Dhubh, composed of the elements cú ‘hound’ (genitive con) + dubh ‘black’. It is also Anglicized as Cunniff and McAdoo.

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

Similar surnames: Mcduff, Mcguff, Caniff, Mcneff, Mcnee, Mcnabb, Mcnair, Reiff, Medoff

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Mcniff Family Origin

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Mcniff Family Occupations

What did your Mcniff ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Mcniff family was Newspaper Machinist Printer. Farm Ag Labourer, Housekeeper and Labourer Iron Works were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mcniff. The most common Mcniff occupation in the UK was Farm Ag Labourer. 25% of Mcniff's were Farm Ag Labourers.

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  • Farm Ag Labourer

  • Housekeeper

  • Labourer Iron Works

  • Newspaper Machinist Printer


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Mcniff ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Mcniff Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Mcniff. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mcniff 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Mcniff. 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 Mcniff. For the veterans among your Mcniff ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mcniff Life Expectancy

What is the average Mcniff lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Mcniff life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Mcniff in 1950 was 46, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mcniff

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mcniff 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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