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Ailif Family History

Ailif 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: Ali, Allis, Bilik, Aliff, Bailie, Ahlin, Aslin, Cilia, Iliff, Allin

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Where is the Ailif family from?

You can see how Ailif families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Ailif family name was found in the USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 8 Ailif families living in Virginia. This was about 80% of all the recorded Ailif's in USA. Virginia had the highest population of Ailif families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Ailif surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Ailif ancestors do for a living?

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

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Census Records

There are 21 census records available for the last name Ailif. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ailif 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Ailif. 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 1 military records available for the last name Ailif. For the veterans among your Ailif ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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