Tift Name Meaning

English (Midlands): variant of Taft. Compare Toft.

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


Similar surnames: Tifft, Taft, Tuft, Gift, Toft, Tier, Kirt, Tuff, Vint, Stitt

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Tift Family Origin

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Tift Family Occupations

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  • Blacksmith

    20%
  • Brickmaker

    20%
  • Carpenter

    20%
  • Gen Lab Unemployed

    20%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Tift family was Gen Lab Unemployed. Blacksmith, Brickmaker and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Tift. The most common Tift occupation in the UK was Blacksmith. 20% of Tift's were Blacksmiths.

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Tift Historical Records

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Tift Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1959 and 2004, Tift life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1963, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Tift in 1959 was 56, and 84 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Tift

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