Duffus Family History

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Duffus Name Meaning

English: from Middle English dufhus ‘dovecote’, applied as a topographic name or as a metonymic occupational name for a dove keeper. Scottish: habitational name from a place in Moray called Duffus.

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


Similar surnames: Huff, Buffum, Duffy, Duffer, Duffett, Julius, Bumpus, Duffin, Huffer

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Duffus Family Origin

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Duffus Family Occupations

What did your Duffus ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Clerk, Student and Going To School were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Duffus. The most common Duffus occupation in Canada was Clerk. 18% of Duffus's were Clerks. A less common occupation for the Duffus family was Merchant.

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  • Clerk

    18%
  • Student

    18%
  • Going To School

    14%
  • Merchant

    9%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Duffus ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Duffus Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Duffus Life Expectancy

What is the average Duffus lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Duffus life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Duffus in 1959 was 64, and 77 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Duffus 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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