Ziff Family History

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Ziff Name Meaning

Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): variant of Siff.

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


Similar surnames: Riff, Siff, Liff, Zeff, Koff, Lief, Reiff, Zinn, Poff, Ruff

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Ziff Family Origin

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Ziff Family Occupations

What did your Ziff ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Butcher and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Ziff. 11% of Ziff men worked as a Butcher and 34% of Ziff women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Ziff were A R Warden and Domestic Help

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Butcher
    11%
  • Director Of Boot company
    11%
  • Tailors Machinist
    11%
  • A R Warden
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    34%
  • Housewife
    10%
  • Shop Assnt Grocer
    10%
  • Domestic Help
    5%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Ziff Historical Records

What Ziff family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Ziff. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ziff census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Ziff

Passenger List

There are 867 immigration records available for the last name Ziff. 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 Ziff. For the veterans among your Ziff ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ziff Life Expectancy

What is the average Ziff lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Ziff life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Ziff in 1952 was 50, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ziff

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ziff 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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