Puff Name Meaning

nickname for a violent, aggressive person, from buff ‘push’, ‘shove’. from a pet form of a personal name, Bodefrit, composed with Old High German biutan ‘to bid or order’ or boto ‘messenger’. possibly an altered spelling of Pfaff.

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


Similar surnames: Buff, Pluff, Huff, Muff, Luff, Murff, Boff, Off, Reff, Cuff

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Puff Family Origin

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Puff Family Occupations

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  • Printfield Lab

    100%

In 1881, the most common Puff occupation in the UK was Printfield Lab. 100% of Puff's were Printfield Labs.

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Between 1957 and 2004, Puff life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Puff in 1957 was 64, and 75 in 2004.

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