Tifft Family History

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Tifft Name Meaning

English: variant of Taft. Compare Toft.

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


Similar surnames: Tift, Tefft, Taft, Clifft, Tuff, Toft, Tiffin, Gift, Liff, Tilly

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Tifft Family Origin

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Tifft Family Occupations

What did your Tifft ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Tifft family was Butcher. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Tifft. The most common Tifft occupation in the USA was Farmer. 31% of Tifft's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    31%
  • Keeping House

    10%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Butcher

    3%

United States shown, England data unavailable

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

Tifft Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Tifft. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tifft 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Tifft. 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 Tifft. For the veterans among your Tifft ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Tifft Life Expectancy

What is the average Tifft lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Tifft life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Tifft in 1957 was 43, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Tifft

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Tifft 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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