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

What did your Buffin ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Coal Miner

    47%
  • Ag Labourer

    7%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    7%
  • Bookbinders Porter

    7%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Buffin ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Buffin Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Buffin Life Expectancy

What is the average Buffin lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Buffin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1984, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Buffin in 1948 was 52, and 50 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Buffin

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Buffin 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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