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

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  • Farmer

    22%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Baker

    4%
  • Boiler Comp Manufacturer

    4%

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In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Baker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Muff. The most common Muff occupation in the USA was Farmer. 22% of Muff's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Muff family was Boiler Comp Manufacturer.

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Muff Historical Records

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Muff Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1960 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Muff

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