Tufts Name Meaning

English (Norfolk): variant of Tuft.

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


Similar surnames: Tufte, Tuff, Toft, Tutt, Bunts, Tunks, Tuft, Taft, Tift, Tipps

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Tufts Family Origin

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Tufts Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    17%
  • Ag Labr

    11%
  • Agl Labr

    6%
  • Corporal

    6%

In 1881, Agricultural Labourer, Ag Labr and Agl Labr were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Tufts. A less common occupation for the Tufts family was Corporal. The most common Tufts occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 17% of Tufts's were Agricultural Labourers.

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Tufts Historical Records

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Tufts Life Expectancy

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Between 1950 and 2004, Tufts life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Tufts in 1950 was 23, and 78 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Tufts

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