Liff Name Meaning

English: variant of Leaf. Jewish: variant of Lief.

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


Similar surnames: Lief, Life, Riff, Aliff, Luff, Oliff, Ziff, Ruff, Lion, Roff

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Liff Family Origin

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Liff Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    22%
  • Day Labor

    11%
  • Furnace Man

    11%
  • Keeper...Furnace

    11%

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In 1880, the most common Liff occupation in the USA was Farmer. 22% of Liff's were Farmers. Farmer, Day Labor and Furnace Man were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Liff. A less common occupation for the Liff family was Keeper...Furnace.

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Liff Historical Records

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Liff Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1963 and 2004, Liff life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1981, and highest in 1971. The average life expectancy for Liff in 1963 was 79, and 84 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Liff

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