Taffner Family History

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Taffner 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: Gaffner, Haffner, Tanner, Hoffner, Gaffney, Hafner, Reffner, Jaffer

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Taffner Family Origin

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Taffner Family Occupations

What did your Taffner ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Taffner. 26% of Taffner men worked as a Farmer and 24% of Taffner women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Taffner were Butcher and County Welfare Inc

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    26%
  • Truck Driver
    8%
  • Attendant
    4%
  • Butcher
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk
    24%
  • Housewife
    16%
  • Assembly
    8%
  • County Welfare Inc
    8%

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

Taffner Historical Records

What Taffner family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 910 census records available for the last name Taffner. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Taffner 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 59 immigration records available for the last name Taffner. 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 250 military records available for the last name Taffner. For the veterans among your Taffner ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Taffner Life Expectancy

What is the average Taffner lifespan?

Between 1965 and 2004, in the United States, Taffner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1993, and highest in 1978. The average life expectancy for Taffner in 1965 was 71, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Taffner

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Taffner 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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