Tufte Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from any of fifteen or more farmsteads so named, a variant of Tuft.

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


Similar surnames: Tuft, Tofte, Tuite, Toft, Tufts, Buote, Taft, Tarte, Tuff, Pulte

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Tufte Family Origin

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Tufte Family Occupations

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  • Clerk

    33%
  • M

    33%
  • Merchant

    33%

In 1881, the most common Tufte occupation in Canada was Clerk. 33% of Tufte's were Clerks. A less common occupation for the Tufte family was Merchant. Clerk and M were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Tufte.

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Tufte Historical Records

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Tufte Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1959 and 2004, Tufte life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1971. The average life expectancy for Tufte in 1959 was 35, and 73 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Tufte

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