Siff Name Meaning

Respelling of Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic), Zif, an ornamental name from Hebrew ziv ‘brilliance’, ‘charm’.

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


Similar surnames: Riff, Ziff, Shiff, Reiff, Liff, Kiff, Skiff, Swift, Taff, Sirk

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Siff Family Origin

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Siff Family Occupations

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  • Coastguard (Seaman RN)

    50%
  • Gas Stoker

    50%

In 1881, the most common Siff occupation in the UK was Coastguard (Seaman RN). 50% of Siff's were Coastguard (Seaman RN)s. Coastguard (Seaman RN) and Gas Stoker were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Siff.

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Siff Historical Records

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Siff Life Expectancy

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Between 1963 and 2004, Siff life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1995, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Siff in 1963 was 75, and 88 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Siff

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