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Afif Family History

Afif Surname 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: Arif, Amin, Ali, Aki, Aziz, Avis, Seif, Aliff, Amir, Agin

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Where is the Afif family from?

You can see how Afif families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Afif family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there was 1 Afif family living in Arizona. This was 100% of all the recorded Afif's in USA. Arizona had the highest population of Afif families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Afif surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Afif ancestors do for a living?

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Afif ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

What Afif family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 94 census records available for the last name Afif. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Afif census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 134 immigration records available for the last name Afif. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 5 military records available for the last name Afif. For the veterans among your Afif ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Afif lifespan?

Between 1979 and 1996, in the United States, Afif life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Afif in 1979 was 28, and 92 in 1996.

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