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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

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Buffa Historical Records

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Census Record

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Passenger List

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Buffa Life Expectancy

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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.

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