Taffey Family History

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Taffey 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, Gaffey, Laffey, Caffey, Haffey, Tafel, Coffey, Gaffney

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Taffey Family Origin

Where is the Taffey family from?

Taffey Family Occupations

What did your Taffey ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the US named Taffey. 25% of Taffey men worked as a Farmer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    25%
  • Miner
    25%
  • Barrel Peddler
    13%
  • Bus Boy
    13%

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

Taffey Historical Records

What Taffey family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 246 census records available for the last name Taffey. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Taffey 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 Taffey

Passenger List

There are 54 immigration records available for the last name Taffey. 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 29 military records available for the last name Taffey. For the veterans among your Taffey ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Taffey Life Expectancy

What is the average Taffey lifespan?

Between 1975 and 1997, in the United States, Taffey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1987, and highest in 1975. The average life expectancy for Taffey in 1975 was 80, and 63 in 1997.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Taffey

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Taffey 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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