Muff Family History

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Muff Name Meaning

English: variant of Maw 2. South German: nickname for a sulky or surly person, from Middle High German muff, mupf ‘pout’, ‘drooping mouth’.

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

Similar surnames: Buff, Cuff, Puff, Hauff, Murr, Ruff, Tuff, Eoff, Haff, Reff

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Muff Family Origin

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Muff Family Occupations

What did your Muff ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Clerk and Forelady were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Muff. 34% of Muff men worked as a Clerk and 50% of Muff women worked as a Forelady. Some less common occupations for Americans named Muff were Leather and Wife

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Clerk
  • Farmer
  • Leather

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Forelady
  • Wife

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

Muff Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Muff. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Muff 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 914 immigration records available for the last name Muff. 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 Muff. For the veterans among your Muff ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Muff Life Expectancy

What is the average Muff lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Muff life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1983, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Muff in 1960 was 43, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Muff

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Muff 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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