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

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  • Cigar Manufacturer

    25%
  • Farmer

    25%
  • Store Keeper

    25%
  • Washing

    25%

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In 1880, the most common Ziff occupation in the USA was Cigar Manufacturer. 25% of Ziff's were Cigar Manufacturers. A less common occupation for the Ziff family was Washing. Cigar Manufacturer, Farmer and Store Keeper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ziff.

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Ziff Historical Records

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Ziff Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1952 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ziff

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