Huff Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone who lived by a spur of a hill, Old English hoh (literally, ‘heel’). German: from the Germanic personal name Hufo, a short form of a compound name formed with hug ‘heart’, ‘mind’, ‘spirit’ as the first element.

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


Similar surnames: Buff, Hoff, Huck, Cuff, Puff, Duff, Boff, Huffer, Tuft, Hauff

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Huff Family Origin

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Huff Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    39%
  • Farm Labourer

    4%
  • Laborer

    4%
  • School

    4%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Huff family was School. Farmer, Farm Labourer and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Huff. The most common Huff occupation in Canada was Farmer. 39% of Huff's were Farmers.

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Huff Historical Records

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Huff Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1941 and 2004, Huff life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Huff in 1941 was 48, and 75 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Huff

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