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Huft Family History

Huft Name Meaning

Variant spelling of German Hoft.

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


Similar surnames: Luft, Hutt, Huet, Hunt, Tuft, Hurt, Butt, Shutt, Heft, Hoft

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Where is the Huft family from?

You can see how Huft families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Huft family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Huft families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 16 Huft families living in Missouri. This was about 36% of all the recorded Huft's in the USA. Missouri had the highest population of Huft families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Huft surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Huft ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the US named Huft. 48% of Huft men worked as a Farmer.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    48%
  • Laborer
    31%
  • Salesman
    9%
  • Farm Laborer
    9%
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What Huft family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Huft. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Huft census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 190 immigration records available for the last name Huft. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 589 military records available for the last name Huft. For the veterans among your Huft ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Huft lifespan?

Between 1968 and 2003, in the United States, Huft life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 1980. The average life expectancy for Huft in 1968 was 56, and 80 in 2003.

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