Origins of the Caniff surname

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    In 1921, most Caniffs lived in south-wales

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    Common jobs for Caniffs

    Men and women often performed different types of jobs, so these are displayed by gender to maintain their historical accuracy.

    Commmon female occupations for Caniffs in 1921

    General Servant (Domestic)


    Laundry Maid


    Commmon male occupations for Caniffs in 1921

    Bricksetter Labourer


    Agricultural Labourer


    Cotton Factory Operative


    Cotton Factory Piecer


    Cotton Weaver


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