Acuff Family History

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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

What did your Acuff ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Acuff. 14% of Acuff men worked as a Laborer and 6% of Acuff women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Acuff were Truck Driver and Stenographer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Salesman
  • Truck Driver

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
  • Teacher
  • Seamstress
  • Stenographer

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

Acuff Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Acuff. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Acuff 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 409 immigration records available for the last name Acuff. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Acuff. For the veterans among your Acuff ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Acuff Life Expectancy

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Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, 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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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Acuff ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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