Taffenden Family History

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Taffenden 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: Wolfenden, Steffensen, Lavender, Callender, Gaffney, Tande, Sanden

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Taffenden Family Origin

Where is the Taffenden family from?

Taffenden Family Occupations

What did your Taffenden ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Gardener and Soliciters Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Taffenden. 50% of Taffenden women worked as a Soliciters Clerk

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Gardener

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Soliciters Clerk
  • Unpaid Domestic Duties

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

Taffenden Historical Records

What Taffenden family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 40 census records available for the last name Taffenden. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Taffenden 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 3 immigration records available for the last name Taffenden. 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 military records available for the last name Taffenden. For the veterans among your Taffenden ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Taffenden Life Expectancy

What is the average Taffenden lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Taffenden 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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