When James Tiffany was born about 1706, in Barrington, Bristol, Rhode Island, United States, his father, Ebenezer Tiffany, was 44 and his mother, Elizabeth Maiden Tiffany, was 29.
English (Yorkshire): from the Middle English female personal name Tiffan(ia), Teffan(ia) (Old French Tiphaine, from Late Latin, Greek Theophania, which is based on words meaning ‘manifestation of God’, another name for the Epiphany or ‘showing’ of Christ; see Epifanio ). This name was often given to girls born on or around the Christian feast of Epiphany.
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