Scaife Family History

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Scaife Name Meaning

Northern English (Yorkshire): nickname from the northern English dialect word scafe ‘crooked’, ‘awry’, ‘awkward’, ‘wild’ (Old Norse skeifr).

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


Similar surnames: Scarff, Scafe, Slape, Smail, Scaff, Cain, Caine, Swaine, Cale, Stile

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Scaife Family Origin

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Scaife Family Occupations

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

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  • Farmer

    5%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    2%
  • Annuitant

    2%
  • Labourer

    2%

In 1881, Farmer, Agricultural Labourer and Annuitant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Scaife. A less common occupation for the Scaife family was Labourer. The most common Scaife occupation in the UK was Farmer. 5% of Scaife's were Farmers.

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Scaife Historical Records

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Scaife Life Expectancy

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