Toft Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the various places, for example in Cambridgeshire, Lincolnshire, Norfolk, and Warwickshire, named in Old Norse with topt, Old Danish toft ‘curtilage’, ‘site’, ‘homestead’. Scandinavian: habitational name from any of several farmsteads or place names derived from Old Norse topt ‘curtilage’, ‘site’, ‘homestead’.

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


Similar surnames: Tuft, Taft, Tong, Loft, Ott, Torr, Mort, Torp, Boff, Moot

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Toft Family Origin

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Toft Family Occupations

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  • Labourer

    4%
  • Coal Miner

    4%
  • Farmer

    4%
  • Potter

    4%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Toft family was Potter. Labourer, Coal Miner and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Toft. The most common Toft occupation in the UK was Labourer. 4% of Toft's were Labourers.

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Toft Historical Records

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Toft Life Expectancy

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Between 1953 and 2004, Toft life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Toft in 1953 was 48, and 79 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Toft

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