Buffalo Family History

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Buffalo Name Meaning

Origin unidentified; possibly am American nickname from buffalo (the animal), perhaps denoting a large, powerfully built man.

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


Similar surnames: Buffin, Buffo, Ruffalo, Buffaloe, Bufalino, Buffa, Huffer, Barbaro

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Buffalo Family Origin

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Buffalo Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    52%
  • Keeping House

    13%
  • Farm Laborer

    9%
  • Confectionary

    4%

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In 1880, the most common Buffalo occupation in the USA was Farmer. 52% of Buffalo's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Buffalo family was Confectionary. Farmer, Keeping House and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Buffalo.

Source: Census data for Buffalo | Data not to scale

Buffalo Historical Records

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Buffalo Life Expectancy

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Famous Buffalo Family

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Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)

John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
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