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Bufton Name Meaning

English (Hereford and Wales): topographical name from Middle English (a)bove ‘above’ (Old English on bufan) + toun ‘village’, ‘hamlet’, i.e. denoting someone who lived above the village, or a habitational name from a minor place named with these elements, such as Bufton End in Cambridgeshire.

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


Similar surnames: Buxton, Burton, Luxton, Luton, Upton, Hunton, Booton, Barton, Ruston

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Bufton Family Origin

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Bufton Family Occupations

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  • Plumber

    20%
  • Attending Turpentine Hands

    10%
  • Bootmaker

    10%
  • Farm Laborer

    10%

In 1880, the most common Bufton occupation in the USA was Plumber. 20% of Bufton's were Plumbers. A less common occupation for the Bufton family was Farm Laborer. Plumber, Attending Turpentine Hands and Bootmaker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bufton.

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