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Biffle Name Meaning

from late Middle High German büffel ‘buffalo’ (in some areas ‘bull’); the surname may have arisen from a house name or a nickname for a loutish person. from a pet form of the Old German personal name Bodefrit.

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


Similar surnames: Riffle, Riffel, Boff, Dingle, Bille, Birkle, Bible, Single, Biehle

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Biffle Family Origin

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Biffle Family Occupations

What did your Biffle ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Biffle occupation in the USA was Farmer. 62% of Biffle's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Carpet Weaver were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Biffle. A less common occupation for the Biffle family was Farm Laborer.

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  • Farmer

    62%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Carpet Weaver

    3%
  • Farm Laborer

    3%

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Biffle Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Biffle. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Biffle 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Biffle. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Biffle. For the veterans among your Biffle ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Biffle Life Expectancy

What is the average Biffle lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Biffle life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Biffle in 1950 was 61, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Biffle

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Biffle 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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