Buffington Family History

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Buffington Name Meaning

Possibly a respelling of the English habitational name Bovington, from Bovington in Dorset, which is named with the Old English personal name Bofa + -ing- implying association with + tun ‘settlement’.

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


Similar surnames: Huffington, Heffington, Bevington, Ludington, Dunnington, Barrington

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Buffington Family Origin

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Buffington Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    39%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Carpenter

    2%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Buffington family was Carpenter. The most common Buffington occupation in the USA was Farmer. 39% of Buffington's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Buffington.

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Buffington Life Expectancy

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