Taffet Family History

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Taffet Name Meaning

Origin uncertain. It may be the French surname Taffet, a nickname for a coward, from an onomatopaeic root taff, now preserved only in dialects in the sense ‘fear’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

Similar surnames: Saffer, Tafel, Taaffe, Moffet, Duffett, Raffel, Jaffe, Tefft, Loffer

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Taffet Family Origin

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Taffet Family Occupations

What did your Taffet ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Fils De Cultivateur and Cultivateur were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Taffet.

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Fils De Cultivateur

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Cultivateur

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

Taffet Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 469 census records available for the last name Taffet. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Taffet 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 272 immigration records available for the last name Taffet. 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 128 military records available for the last name Taffet. For the veterans among your Taffet ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Taffet Life Expectancy

What is the average Taffet lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2001, in the United States, Taffet life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Taffet in 1963 was 83, and 82 in 2001.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Taffet

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