Taff Name Meaning

English: probably a respelling of Irish Taaffe. In England this name now occurs mainly in South Yorkshire.

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


Similar surnames: Taffe, Staff, Gaff, Tuff, Taft, Raff, Tate, Tuft, Luff, Naff

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Taff Family Origin

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Taff Family Occupations

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  • Labourer General

    7%
  • Upholsterer

    7%
  • Assistant Surveyor To Islington Vestry

    4%
  • Baker

    4%

In 1881, the most common Taff occupation in the UK was Labourer General. 7% of Taff's were Labourer Generals. Labourer General, Upholsterer and Assistant Surveyor To Islington Vestry were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Taff. A less common occupation for the Taff family was Baker.

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Taff Historical Records

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Taff Life Expectancy

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Between 1956 and 2004, Taff life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Taff in 1956 was 60, and 77 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Taff

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