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Jriffen Family History

Jriffen Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Griffen, Griffin, Draffen, Riffel, Griffel, Griffon, Whiffen, Riffey

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Where is the Jriffen family from?

You can see how Jriffen families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Jriffen family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1880 and 1891. The most Jriffen families were found in USA in 1880, and United Kingdom in 1891. In 1880 there was 1 Jriffen family living in Georgia. This was 100% of all the recorded Jriffen's in USA. Georgia had the highest population of Jriffen families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Jriffen surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

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

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Census Records

There are 6 census records available for the last name Jriffen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Jriffen 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Jriffen. 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 Jriffen. For the veterans among your Jriffen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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