Midkiff Family History

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Midkiff Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Mittelkauff, an occupational name for a broker or middleman, from Middle High German mittel ‘middle’ + kauf ‘purchase’. Compare Middlekauff.

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


Similar surnames: Reiff, Streiff, Minkler, Iliff, Medoff, Wilkie, Milian, Mcduff, Skiff

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Midkiff Family Origin

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Midkiff Family Occupations

What did your Midkiff ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Midkiff occupation in the USA was Farmer. 74% of Midkiff's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Midkiff. A less common occupation for the Midkiff family was Blacksmith.

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  • Farmer

    74%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Blacksmith

    2%

United States shown, England data unavailable

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

Midkiff Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Midkiff. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Midkiff 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 776 immigration records available for the last name Midkiff. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Midkiff. For the veterans among your Midkiff ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Midkiff Life Expectancy

What is the average Midkiff lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Midkiff life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Midkiff in 1943 was 21, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Midkiff

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Midkiff 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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