Taffer Family History

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Taffer 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: Jaffer, Saffer, Taffet, Taffe, Haffer, Tafel, Tanner, Tanzer, Tauber

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Taffer Family Origin

Where is the Taffer family from?

Taffer Family Occupations

What did your Taffer ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Taffer. 11% of Taffer men worked as a Farmer and 12% of Taffer women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Taffer were Farming and Health Nurse

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Clerk
  • Laborer
  • Farming

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk
  • Partner
  • Designer
  • Health Nurse

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

Taffer Historical Records

What Taffer family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Taffer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Taffer 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 Taffer

Passenger List

There are 223 immigration records available for the last name Taffer. 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 235 military records available for the last name Taffer. For the veterans among your Taffer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Taffer Life Expectancy

What is the average Taffer lifespan?

Between 1970 and 2004, in the United States, Taffer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1995, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Taffer in 1970 was 79, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Taffer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Taffer 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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