Bufkin Family History

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Bufkin Name Meaning

English: probably of Flemish origin, from a pet form of the Germanic personal name Bufo. Compare Buffin.

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

Similar surnames: Buffin, Botkin, Lufkin, Ruskin, Boykin, Burgin, Bodkin, Burki, Junkin

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Bufkin Family Origin

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Bufkin Family Occupations

What did your Bufkin ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Farmer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Bufkin. 22% of Bufkin men worked as a Farmer and 7% of Bufkin women worked as a Farmer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Bufkin were Manager and Secretary

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Manager

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Housewife
  • Seamstress
  • Secretary

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

Bufkin Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Bufkin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bufkin 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 124 immigration records available for the last name Bufkin. 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 Bufkin. For the veterans among your Bufkin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bufkin Life Expectancy

What is the average Bufkin lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Bufkin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Bufkin in 1952 was 26, and 85 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bufkin

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bufkin 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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