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Buford Name Meaning

English: most probably a variant of Beaufort. Possibly an Anglicized spelling of French Buffard, which is from Old French bouffard, a term which meant ‘puffing and blowing’, hence an unflattering nickname for an irascible or self-important man.

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


Similar surnames: Duford, Shuford, Burd, Byford, Bufford, Burford, Bluford, Bumford

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Buford Family Origin

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Buford Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    100%

In 1881, the most common Buford occupation in Canada was Farmer. 100% of Buford's were Farmers.

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