Baffa Family History

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Baffa Name Meaning

perhaps from baffo ‘moustache’, with the feminine (-a) ending, probably due to the influence of the Italian word famiglia ‘family’. perhaps of Albanian origin, but unexplained etymology.

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

Similar surnames: Boffa, Barba, Basa, Barra, Moffa, Beffa, Bala, Basta, Balfe, Baima

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Baffa Family Origin

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Baffa Family Occupations

What did your Baffa ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, New Worker and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Baffa. 8% of Baffa men worked as a New Worker and 11% of Baffa women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Baffa were Salesman and Stenographer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • New Worker
  • Laborer
  • Bartender
  • Salesman

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
  • Housework
  • Packer
  • Stenographer

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

Baffa Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Baffa. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Baffa 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 667 immigration records available for the last name Baffa. 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 241 military records available for the last name Baffa. For the veterans among your Baffa ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Baffa Life Expectancy

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Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Baffa life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Baffa in 1956 was 51, and 68 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Baffa

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