Taaffe Family History

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Taaffe Name Meaning

Irish (of Welsh origin): this has generally been assumed to be a derivative of the personal name Dafydd, Welsh form of David. However, Morgan and Morgan think the etymology is more likely to be from Taf(f), the name of two rivers in Wales, one flowing through Cardiff, the other in Pembrokeshire.

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

Similar surnames: Taffe, Teaff, Taake, Tagge, Taffet, Gaffey, Tade, Daane, Tarte

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Taaffe Family Origin

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Taaffe Family Occupations

What did your Taaffe ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Merchant and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Taaffe. 67% of Taaffe men worked as a Merchant and 50% of Taaffe women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Taaffe were Entrepreneur and Servant

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Merchant
  • Entrepreneur

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Clerk
  • Servant

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

Taaffe Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Taaffe. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Taaffe 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Taaffe. 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 Taaffe. For the veterans among your Taaffe ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Taaffe Life Expectancy

What is the average Taaffe lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Taaffe life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Taaffe in 1943 was 52, and 92 in 2004.

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