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Ilif Family History

Ilif 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: Iliff, Ilic, Li, Lis, Lin, Ali, Liu, Iley, Klim, Lio

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Where is the Ilif family from?

You can see how Ilif families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Ilif family name was found in the USA between 1840 and 1920. The most Ilif families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there was 1 Ilif family living in Illinois. This was 100% of all the recorded Ilif's in USA. Illinois had the highest population of Ilif families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Ilif surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Ilif ancestors do for a living?

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

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Census Records

There are 87 census records available for the last name Ilif. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ilif 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 9 immigration records available for the last name Ilif. 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 Ilif. For the veterans among your Ilif ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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