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Iliff Name Meaning

English: from a Middle English personal name of Norse origin. Compare Old Norse Eilífr, composed of the elements ei ‘alone’, ‘unique’, ‘outstanding’ + lífr ‘heir’, ‘descendant’.

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


Similar surnames: Aliff, Elliff, Oliff, Cliff, Reiff, Pluff, Bailiff, Griff, Boff, Luff

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Where is the Iliff family from?

You can see how Iliff families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Iliff family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Iliff families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 6 Iliff families living in Ontario. This was about 60% of all the recorded Iliff's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Iliff families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Iliff surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Iliff ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmers Son was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Iliff. 100% of Iliff men worked as a Farmers Son. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Farmers Son
    100%
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Census Records

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Iliff. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Iliff census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Iliff. 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 Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Iliff. For the veterans among your Iliff ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Iliff lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Iliff life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Iliff in 1951 was 51, and 64 in 2004.

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