Naff Family History

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Naff Name Meaning

South German and Swiss German (also Näff): variant of Neff. Altered spelling of Knaf, from the Low German form of Knabe ‘boy’, ‘journeyman’.

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

Similar surnames: Neff, Haff, Knaff, Raff, Naef, Paff, Nafe, Koff, Off, Riff

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Naff Family Origin

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Naff Family Occupations

What did your Naff ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Side Piecer Cotton Spin and Asbes Packing Machine were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Naff. 50% of Naff men worked as a Side Piecer Cotton Spin and 50% of Naff women worked as an Asbes Packing Machine. Some less common occupations for Americans named Naff were Spinners Help Texxtile Cotton and Unpaid Domestic Duties

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Side Piecer Cotton Spin
  • Spinners Help Texxtile Cotton

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Asbes Packing Machine
  • Unpaid Domestic Duties

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

Naff Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Naff. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Naff 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 374 immigration records available for the last name Naff. 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 919 military records available for the last name Naff. For the veterans among your Naff ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Naff Life Expectancy

What is the average Naff lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Naff life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Naff in 1950 was 46, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Naff

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Naff 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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