Claffey Family History

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Claffey Name Meaning

Irish: reduced Anglicized form of McClaffey, Gaelic Mac Fhlaithimh, a patronymic from the personal name Flaitheamh meaning ‘prince’.

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


Similar surnames: Laffey, Mcgaffey, Caffey, Gaffey, Mahaffey, Craney, Clardy, Carney

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Claffey Family Origin

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Claffey Family Occupations

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  • Labourer

    44%
  • Servant

    22%
  • Farmer

    11%
  • Scholar

    11%

In 1881, Labourer, Servant and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Claffey. The most common Claffey occupation in Canada was Labourer. 44% of Claffey's were Labourers. A less common occupation for the Claffey family was Scholar.

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Claffey Historical Records

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Claffey Life Expectancy

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