Elliff Family History

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Elliff Name Meaning

from the Middle English female personal name Ayleve, Aylgive, Old English Æ{dh}elgifu, composed of the elements æ{dh}el ‘noble’ + gifu ‘gift’, which was borne by a daughter of King Alfred the Great, who became abbess of Shaftesbury. from the Old Norse byname Eilífr, which is composed of the elements ei ‘always’ + lífr ‘life’.

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


Similar surnames: Aliff, Iliff, Oliff, Egloff, Ellick, Cliff, Ellen, Reiff, Califf

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Elliff Family Origin

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Elliff Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    52%
  • Farming

    8%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Agent

    4%

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In 1880, the most common Elliff occupation in the USA was Farmer. 52% of Elliff's were Farmers. Farmer, Farming and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Elliff. A less common occupation for the Elliff family was Agent.

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Elliff Historical Records

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Elliff Life Expectancy

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