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Tiffen is an English surname of Norman origin. [1] [2]

Notable people with this surname include:

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  1. "Tiffen Name Meaning, Family History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms". HouseOfNames.
  2. "Surname Database: Tiffin Last Name Origin". The Internet Surname Database.