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Buford Name Meaning

English: most probably a variant of Beaufort. Possibly an Anglicized spelling of French Buffard, which is from Old French bouffard, a term which meant ‘puffing and blowing’, hence an unflattering nickname for an irascible or self-important man.

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

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Buford Family Origin

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Buford Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    32%
  • Farm Laborer

    9%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Farming

    7%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Buford family was Farming. Farmer, Farm Laborer and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Buford. The most common Buford occupation in the USA was Farmer. 32% of Buford's were Farmers.

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Buford Life Expectancy

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Famous Buford Family

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Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
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Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
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Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)

Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
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Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
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