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Haaf Name Meaning

North German: variant of Haff. South German: metonymic occupational name for a potter, from Middle High German hafen ‘pot’. Swedish: topographic name, an altered spelling of hav ‘sea’, ‘ocean’, or an adoption of the North German name (see 1 above).

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


Similar surnames: Haag, Haar, Haas, Hanf, Haff, Raak, Hamm, Laas, Hau, Hall

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Haaf Family Origin

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Haaf Family Occupations

What did your Haaf ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Haaf occupation in the USA was Farmer. 16% of Haaf's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Machinest were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Haaf. A less common occupation for the Haaf family was Bar Keeper.

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  • Farmer

    16%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Machinest

    11%
  • Bar Keeper

    5%

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

Haaf Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Haaf. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Haaf 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Haaf. 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 Haaf. For the veterans among your Haaf ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Haaf Life Expectancy

What is the average Haaf lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Haaf life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1966, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Haaf in 1964 was 71, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Haaf

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Haaf 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.

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