Buffalo Family History

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Buffalo Name Meaning

Origin unidentified; possibly am American nickname from buffalo (the animal), perhaps denoting a large, powerfully built man.

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

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Buffalo Family Origin

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Buffalo Family Occupations

What did your Buffalo ancestors do for a living?

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  • Farmer

    52%
  • Keeping House

    13%
  • Farm Laborer

    9%
  • Confectionary

    4%

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Buffalo. A less common occupation for the Buffalo family was Confectionary. The most common Buffalo occupation in the USA was Farmer. 52% of Buffalo's were Farmers.

Source: Census data for Buffalo | Data not to scale

Buffalo Historical Records

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Buffalo Life Expectancy

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Famous Buffalo Family

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Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
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Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
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Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)

Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
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