Topliff Family History

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Topliff Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Topcliff in North Yorkshire or Topcliffe in West Yorkshire. The first was named from Toppa (an unattested Old English personal name) + clif ‘cliff’, ‘bank’, ‘slope’, and the second from Old Norse topt ‘enclosure’ + Old English clif.

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

Similar surnames: Cliff, Aliff, Oliff, Gatliff, Elliff, Iliff, Topping, Koplin

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Topliff Family Origin

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Topliff Family Occupations

What did your Topliff ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Topliff family was Draper. The most common Topliff occupation in the UK was Agent To Coal Dealer. 6% of Topliff's were Agent To Coal Dealers. Agent To Coal Dealer, Agricultural Laborer and Butcher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Topliff.

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  • Agent To Coal Dealer

  • Agricultural Laborer

  • Butcher

  • Draper


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

Topliff Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Topliff. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Topliff 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 281 immigration records available for the last name Topliff. 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 522 military records available for the last name Topliff. For the veterans among your Topliff ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Topliff Life Expectancy

What is the average Topliff lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Topliff life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Topliff in 1963 was 76, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Topliff

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Topliff 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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