Taffley Family History

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Taffley 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: Gaffney, Talley, Tarpley, Tapley, Taffet, Taffe, Tansley, Saufley

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Taffley Family Origin

Where is the Taffley family from?

Taffley Family Occupations

What did your Taffley ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Hydanlic Press Opeator Heavy Worer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Taffley. 15% of Taffley men worked as a Hydanlic Press Opeator Heavy Worer and 30% of Taffley women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Taffley were Retired Po 1st Rogel No Blind Pensioner and Laundry Callender

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Hydanlic Press Opeator Heavy Worer
  • Key Smith
  • Railway Engine Clean
  • Retired Po 1st Rogel No Blind Pensioner

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Daily Cleaning
  • Clerk
  • Laundry Callender

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

Taffley Historical Records

What Taffley family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 144 census records available for the last name Taffley. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Taffley 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 20 immigration records available for the last name Taffley. 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 7 military records available for the last name Taffley. For the veterans among your Taffley ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Taffley Life Expectancy

What is the average Taffley lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Taffley 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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