Boufford Family History

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Boufford Name Meaning

New England spelling of Bouffard, reflecting the rounding of the vowel characteristic of North American pronunciation.

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


Similar surnames: Buford, Kofford, Bodiford, Basford, Rockford, Gifford, Spafford

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Boufford Family Origin

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Boufford Family Occupations

What did your Boufford ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Boufford occupation in the USA was Carpenter. 25% of Boufford's were Carpenters. A less common occupation for the Boufford family was Works In Woolen Mill. Carpenter, Laborer and Works In Shoe Shop were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Boufford.

View Census data for Boufford | Data not to scale

  • Carpenter

    25%
  • Laborer

    25%
  • Works In Shoe Shop

    25%
  • Works In Woolen Mill

    25%

United States shown, England data unavailable

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Boufford Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Boufford. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Boufford 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 Boufford. 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 Boufford. For the veterans among your Boufford ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Boufford Life Expectancy

What is the average Boufford lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Boufford life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1995, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Boufford in 1964 was 89, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Boufford

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Boufford 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.

Famous Boufford Family

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Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
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Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
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Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
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