Buffa Family History

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Buffa Name Meaning

nickname from Sicilian bbuffa ‘toad’, from Latin bufo. possibly also a nickname for a trickster, from old Italian buffa ‘trick’, ‘joke’.

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

Similar surnames: Buffo, Buff, Beffa, Boffa, Buffin, Bua, Puff, Bucca, Burda, Bussa

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Buffa Family Origin

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Buffa Family Occupations

What did your Buffa ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Club Steward and Shop Keeper Confectionery c unfit House Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Buffa. 25% of Buffa men worked as a Club Steward and 34% of Buffa women worked as a Shop Keeper Confectionery c unfit House Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Buffa were Wharf Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Club Steward
  • Waiter
  • Walls Ice Cream Salesman
  • Wharf Labourer

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Shop Keeper Confectionery c unfit House Duties
  • Unpaid Domestic
  • Unpaid Domestic Duties

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Buffa Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Buffa. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Buffa 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Buffa. 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 880 military records available for the last name Buffa. For the veterans among your Buffa ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Buffa Life Expectancy

What is the average Buffa lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Buffa life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Buffa in 1945 was 44, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Buffa

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Buffa 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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