Relf Name Meaning

Southern English (of Norman origin): from the Old French personal name Riulf, composed of the Germanic elements ric ‘power’ + wulf ‘wolf’.

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


Similar surnames: Rolf, Self, Reff, Reiff, Reil, Rega, Reef, Belt, Bel, Reeb

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Relf Family Origin

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Relf Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    11%
  • Farmer

    6%
  • Bricklayer

    3%
  • Farm Labourer

    3%

In 1881, Agricultural Labourer, Farmer and Bricklayer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Relf. A less common occupation for the Relf family was Farm Labourer. The most common Relf occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 11% of Relf's were Agricultural Labourers.

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Relf Historical Records

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Relf Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1963 and 2004, Relf life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1988, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Relf in 1963 was 79, and 74 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Relf

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