Tufts Family History

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Tufts Name Meaning

English (Norfolk): variant of Tuft.

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


Similar surnames: Tufte, Tuff, Toft, Tutt, Bunts, Tunks, Tuft, Taft, Tift, Tipps

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Tufts Family Origin

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Tufts Family Occupations

What did your Tufts ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Tufts. 62% of Tufts men worked as a Farmer and 27% of Tufts women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Tufts were Engineer and Housekeeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    62%
  • Labourer
    19%
  • Student
    6%
  • Engineer
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Stenographer
    27%
  • Student
    20%
  • At Home
    14%
  • Housekeeper
    14%

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

Tufts Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 23,000 census records available for the last name Tufts. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tufts 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Tufts. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Tufts. For the veterans among your Tufts ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Tufts Life Expectancy

What is the average Tufts lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Tufts life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Tufts in 1950 was 23, and 78 in 2004.

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