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Duffin Family History

Duffin Name Meaning
English: from the Old Norse personal name Dólgfinnr, composed of the elements dólgr ‘wound’, ‘scar’ check this. OV + Finnr ‘Finn’.Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Duibhchinn (see Diffin), Ó Duibhghinn (see Deegan), or perhaps Ó Daimhín (see Devine).

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

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Name Distribution of Duffin Families

  • Number of Duffin families
     21 - 39
     8 - 20
     1 - 7
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Duffin families
     90 - 178
     31 - 89
     1 - 30
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Duffin families
     24 - 45
     9 - 23
     1 - 8
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Duffin Family Origin

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Duffin Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Duffin

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Duffin Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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