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Ioliffe Family History

Ioliffe 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: Oliff, Iliff, Ioffe, Cliffe, Wolffe, Jolliffe, Elliff, Aliff, Cliff

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Where is the Ioliffe family from?

You can see how Ioliffe families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Ioliffe family name was found in the UK in 1891. In 1891 there were 4 Ioliffe families living in Sussex. This was about 50% of all the recorded Ioliffe's in United Kingdom. Sussex had the highest population of Ioliffe families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Ioliffe surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Ioliffe ancestors do for a living?

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

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Census Records

There are 43 census records available for the last name Ioliffe. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ioliffe 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 2 immigration records available for the last name Ioliffe. 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 Ioliffe. For the veterans among your Ioliffe ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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