Scarff Family History

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Scarff Name Meaning

English: from northern Middle English scarfe ‘cormorant’ (Old Norse skarfr), either a nickname for someone bearing some supposed resemblance to a cormorant, or else a survival into Middle English of the Old Norse byname Scarfi, from the same source.

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


Similar surnames: Scaff, Scaife, Wharff, Smart, Staff, Gaff, Score, Scheff, Scarr

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Scarff Family Origin

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Scarff Family Occupations

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  • Clerk

    12%
  • Harness Maker

    12%
  • Labourer

    12%
  • Auctioner'S Clerk

    6%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Scarff family was Auctioner'S Clerk. The most common Scarff occupation in Canada was Clerk. 12% of Scarff's were Clerks. Clerk, Harness Maker and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Scarff.

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Scarff Historical Records

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Scarff Life Expectancy

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