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

England Country in north-west Europe, part of the United Kingdom

England is a country that is part of the United Kingdom. It shares land borders with Wales to the west and Scotland to the north-northwest. The Irish Sea lies west of England and the Celtic Sea lies to the southwest. England is separated from continental Europe by the North Sea to the east and the English Channel to the south. The country covers five-eighths of the island of Great Britain, which lies in the North Atlantic, and includes over 100 smaller islands, such as the Isles of Scilly and the Isle of Wight.

Norman language Romance language

Norman is a Romance language which can be classified as one of the Oïl languages along with French, Picard and Walloon. The name Norman-French is sometimes used to describe not only the Norman language, but also the administrative languages of Anglo-Norman and Law French used in England. For the most part, the written forms of Norman and modern French are mutually intelligible. This intelligibility was largely caused by Norman language's planned adaptation to French orthography.

Notable people with this surname include:

Haidee Tiffen cricketer

Haidee Maree Tiffen is a New Zealand cricket coach and former cricket player.

Henry Stokes Tiffen was a notable New Zealand surveyor, pastoralist, land commissioner, politician, community leader, horticulturist and entrepreneur. He was born in Hythe, Kent, England in 1816. He arrived in New Zealand on 9 February 1842 and spent most of his life in Hawke's Bay.

Ira Alan Tiffen is an optics designer and glass artist who worked at the Tiffen Company from 1973 to 2004. He has been the recipient of both an Academy Award and an Emmy Award for his technical achievements in motion picture photography and video imaging.

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Tiffen may refer to:

References

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