Relf Family History

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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

Where is the Relf family from?

Relf Family Occupations

What did your Relf ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, 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. Agricultural Labourer, Farmer and Bricklayer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Relf.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Farmer

  • Bricklayer

  • Farm Labourer


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

Relf Historical Records

What Relf family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 22,000 census records available for the last name Relf. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Relf 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 Relf. 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 Relf. For the veterans among your Relf ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Relf Life Expectancy

What is the average Relf lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Relf

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Relf 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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