Tiffany Family History

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Tiffany Name Meaning

English (Yorkshire): from the medieval female personal name Tiffania (Old French Tiphaine, from Greek Theophania, a compound of theos ‘God’ + phainein ‘to appear’). This name was often given to girls born around the feast of Epiphany. Compare Italian Bifano, which is named for the same feast.

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

Similar surnames: Bifano, Tilley, Titman, Tufano, Tilton, Tiano, Goffin, Riffey, Giffin

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Tiffany Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Tiffany name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Tiffany. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Norway


  • Sweden


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Tiffany Family Origin

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Tiffany Family Occupations

What did your Tiffany ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Coal Miner, Labourer and Quarryman Stone were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Tiffany. The most common Tiffany occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 7% of Tiffany's were Coal Miners. A less common occupation for the Tiffany family was Stone Delver.

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  • Coal Miner

  • Labourer

  • Quarryman Stone

  • Stone Delver


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

Tiffany Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 44,000 census records available for the last name Tiffany. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tiffany 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Tiffany. 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 6,000 military records available for the last name Tiffany. For the veterans among your Tiffany ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Tiffany Life Expectancy

What is the average Tiffany lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Tiffany life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Tiffany in 1942 was 51, and 79 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Tiffany 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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