Taffyn Family History

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Taffyn 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, Taff, Gaffin, Raffin, Tiffin, Daffin, Tafoya, Staffen

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Taffyn Family Origin

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Taffyn Family Occupations

What did your Taffyn ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Water Back Builder was the top reported job for people in the US named Taffyn. 50% of Taffyn men worked as a Water Back Builder

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Water Back Builder
    50%
  • Welder
    50%

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

Taffyn Historical Records

What Taffyn family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 24 census records available for the last name Taffyn. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Taffyn 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 31 immigration records available for the last name Taffyn. 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 1 military records available for the last name Taffyn. For the veterans among your Taffyn ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Taffyn Life Expectancy

What is the average Taffyn lifespan?

Between 1964 and 1986, in the United States, Taffyn life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 1975. The average life expectancy for Taffyn in 1964 was 64, and 74 in 1986.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Taffyn

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Taffyn 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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