Gaff Family History

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Gaff Name Meaning

English: metonymic occupational name for someone who made or used iron hooks or crooks, Old French, Middle English gaffe. German: from a derivative of the stem geb- (see Gaffke).

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

Similar surnames: Graff, Raff, Gage, Gadd, Boff, Huff, Goff, Gast, Game, Haff

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Gaff Family Origin

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Gaff Family Occupations

What did your Gaff ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Gaff.

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer

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Gaff Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 17,000 census records available for the last name Gaff. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gaff 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Gaff. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, 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 Gaff. For the veterans among your Gaff ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gaff Life Expectancy

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Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Gaff life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Gaff in 1956 was 57, and 69 in 2004.

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