Taffel Family History

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Taffel 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: Tafel, Raffel, Taffet, Taffe, Saffel, Taaffe, Riffel, Saffell, Jaffer

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Taffel Family Origin

Where is the Taffel family from?

Taffel Family Occupations

What did your Taffel ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Secretary were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Taffel. 12% of Taffel men worked as a Salesman and 24% of Taffel women worked as a Secretary. Some less common occupations for Americans named Taffel were Barker and Finisher

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Salesman
    12%
  • Assistant Manager
    6%
  • Baker
    6%
  • Barker
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Secretary
    24%
  • Housewife
    16%
  • Charwoman
    8%
  • Finisher
    8%

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

Taffel Historical Records

What Taffel family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 971 census records available for the last name Taffel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Taffel census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1881 Canadian census records for Taffel

Passenger List

There are 325 immigration records available for the last name Taffel. 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 90 military records available for the last name Taffel. For the veterans among your Taffel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Taffel Life Expectancy

What is the average Taffel lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Taffel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1968, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Taffel in 1963 was 87, and 101 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Taffel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Taffel 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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