Giffen Family History

14-Day Free Trial

GIVE ME ACCESS

Giffen Name Meaning

Irish and English: variant spelling of Giffin.

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


Similar surnames: Griffen, Giffin, Goffe, Gillen, Girten, Diffee, Tiffin, Diffin

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Giffen Family Origin

Where is the Giffen family from?

SHOW MORE

Giffen Family Occupations

What did your Giffen ancestors do for a living?

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Giffen ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

SHOW MORE
  • Farmer

    53%
  • Labourer

    13%
  • Boarding House

    7%
  • Clerk

    7%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Giffen family was Clerk. The most common Giffen occupation in Canada was Farmer. 53% of Giffen's were Farmers. Farmer, Labourer and Boarding House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Giffen.

Source: Census data for Giffen | Data not to scale

Giffen Historical Records

What Giffen family records will you find?

Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Giffen ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

Search 1881 Canadian census records for Giffen

Solve your own mystery as you explore your history.

Giffen Life Expectancy

What is the average Giffen lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Giffen 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.

SHOW MORE

United States

Famous Giffen Family

Is anyone famous hiding in your tree?

SHOW MORE
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)

Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Look up another name