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Boffa Name Meaning

Italian (Piedmont): probably a nickname for a person who suffered from shortness of breath, or was in the habit of breathing rapidly or heavily, from Old Italian boffare ‘to pant’, ‘to puff’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Beffa, Buffa, Baffa, Boff, Borra, Buff, Borsa, Bolla, Sofia, Boda

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Boffa Family Origin

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Boffa Family Occupations

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In 1880, Fresco Painter and Harp Player were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Boffa. The most common Boffa occupation in the USA was Fresco Painter. 33% of Boffa's were Fresco Painters. A less common occupation for the Boffa family was Painter.

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  • Fresco Painter

    33%
  • Harp Player

    33%
  • Painter

    33%

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Boffa Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Boffa. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Boffa census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Boffa. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Boffa. For the veterans among your Boffa ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Boffa Life Expectancy

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Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Boffa life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Boffa in 1952 was 48, and 87 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Boffa ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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