Huf Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Hu, Hua, Huff, Huo, Hui, Hum, Hux, Hug, Hue, Huy

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Huf Family Origin

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Huf Family Occupations

What did your Huf ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Huf. 10% of Huf men worked as a Farmer and 19% of Huf women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Huf were Manager and Farming

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    10%
  • Laborer
    7%
  • Machinist
    7%
  • Manager
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk
    19%
  • Cook
    10%
  • Farm Hand
    10%
  • Farming
    10%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Huf Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Huf. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Huf 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 710 immigration records available for the last name Huf. 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 19,000 military records available for the last name Huf. For the veterans among your Huf ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Huf Life Expectancy

What is the average Huf lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2003, in the United States, Huf life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Huf in 1954 was 65, and 96 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Huf

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