Buffin Family History

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Buffin Name Meaning

possibly of Flemish origin, from a pet form of the Germanic personal name Bufo. alternatively, perhaps, from a diminutive of Old French bufe, buffe ‘blow’, ‘slap in the face’, hence probably a nickname for a rough or uncouth man.

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


Similar surnames: Bufkin, Buff, Duffin, Goffin, Bustin, Ruffin, Burgin, Boff, Burlin

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Buffin Family Origin

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Buffin Family Occupations

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  • Coal Miner

    47%
  • Ag Labourer

    7%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    7%
  • Bookbinders Porter

    7%

In 1881, Coal Miner, Ag Labourer and Agricultural Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Buffin. The most common Buffin occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 47% of Buffin's were Coal Miners. A less common occupation for the Buffin family was Bookbinders Porter.

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Buffin Life Expectancy

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