Taffan Family History

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Taffan 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: Laffan, Safran, Raffa, Taran, Tiffany, Farfan, Talman, Baffa, Taffet

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Taffan Family Origin

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Taffan Family Occupations

What did your Taffan ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Educator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Taffan. 60% of Taffan men worked as a Laborer and 50% of Taffan women worked as an Educator. Some less common occupations for Americans named Taffan were Tool Amp Die and Nurse

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    60%
  • Grinder
    20%
  • Tool Amp Die
    20%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Educator
    50%
  • Nurse
    50%

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

Taffan Historical Records

What Taffan family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 131 census records available for the last name Taffan. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Taffan 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 27 immigration records available for the last name Taffan. 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 6 military records available for the last name Taffan. For the veterans among your Taffan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Taffan Life Expectancy

What is the average Taffan lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Taffan ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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