Buffin Family History

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Buffin Name Meaning

possibly of Flemish origin, from a pet form of the Germanic personal name Bufo. alternatively, perhaps, from a diminutive of Old French bufe, buffe ‘blow’, ‘slap in the face’, hence probably a nickname for a rough or uncouth man.

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

Similar surnames: Bufkin, Buff, Duffin, Goffin, Bustin, Ruffin, Burgin, Boff, Burlin

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Buffin Family Origin

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Buffin Family Occupations

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In 1921, Commis was the top reported job for people in the CA named Buffin. 29% of Buffin men worked as a Commis

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Commis
  • Farmer
  • Blacksmith
  • Journalier

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

Buffin Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Buffin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Buffin 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 299 immigration records available for the last name Buffin. 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 685 military records available for the last name Buffin. For the veterans among your Buffin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Buffin Life Expectancy

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Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Buffin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1984, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Buffin in 1948 was 52, and 50 in 2004.

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