Taffen Family History

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Taffen 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: Taffet, Taffe, Staffen, Tafel, Offen, Draffen, Taaffe, Tannen, Geffen

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Taffen Family Origin

Where is the Taffen family from?

Taffen Family Occupations

What did your Taffen ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Brewery Maintenance Engineer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Taffen. 25% of Taffen men worked as a Brewery Maintenance Engineer and 75% of Taffen women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Taffen were Tailor Master and Telephonis Com Municipal Unpaid Domestic Duties

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Brewery Maintenance Engineer
    25%
  • Electrical Power Board waeman (heavy Worker)
    25%
  • Small Holder Heavy Worker
    25%
  • Tailor Master
    25%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    75%
  • Telephonis Com Municipal Unpaid Domestic Duties
    25%

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

Taffen Historical Records

What Taffen family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 147 census records available for the last name Taffen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Taffen 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 Taffen

Passenger List

There are 14 immigration records available for the last name Taffen. 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 11 military records available for the last name Taffen. For the veterans among your Taffen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Taffen Life Expectancy

What is the average Taffen lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Taffen 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Taffen

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