Acuff Name Meaning

English: of uncertain origin, perhaps a variant of northern English Aculf, from an Old Norse personal name Agúlfr ‘terror wolf’. Probably also of German origin: an Americanized form of Eckhoff or Eickhoff.

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


Similar surnames: Cuff, Aliff, Huff, Buff, Pluff, Puff, Luff, Alff, Tuft, Boff

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Acuff Family Origin

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Acuff Family Occupations

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Acuff family was Carpenter. The most common Acuff occupation in the USA was Farmer. 41% of Acuff's were Farmers. Farmer, Farming and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Acuff.

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  • Farmer

    41%
  • Farming

    19%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Carpenter

    3%

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Acuff Historical Records

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Acuff Life Expectancy

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Between 1949 and 2004, Acuff life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Acuff in 1949 was 41, and 79 in 2004.

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