Boff Name Meaning

English: from Old French boeuf ‘bull’, a nickname for a powerfully built man. In some cases it may have been originally a metonymic occupational name for a herdsman. Compare Bouvier. German (Böff): from the short form of a Germanic personal name with bod- (Old Saxon bodo ‘messenger’), as in Bodo.

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


Similar surnames: Buff, Off, Koff, Bolt, Hoff, Bow, Goff, Boss, Huff, Boot

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Boff Family Origin

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Boff Family Occupations

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  • Moulder

    15%
  • Beer Bottler

    8%
  • Brass Moulder

    8%
  • Butcher

    8%

In 1880, the most common Boff occupation in the USA was Moulder. 15% of Boff's were Moulders. Moulder, Beer Bottler and Brass Moulder were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Boff. A less common occupation for the Boff family was Butcher.

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Boff Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1951 and 2004, Boff life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Boff in 1951 was 39, and 75 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Boff

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