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Nuffer Family History

Nuffer Name Meaning

Swiss German: see Nufer. German: from a personal name derived from Onuphrius, name of a local saint.

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


Similar surnames: Huffer, Nufer, Duffer, Neuffer, Ruffer, Nuhfer, Haffer, Ufer, Kupfer

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Where is the Nuffer family from?

You can see how Nuffer families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Nuffer family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Nuffer families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1840 there was 1 Nuffer family living in Alabama. This was 100% of all the recorded Nuffer's in the USA. Alabama had the highest population of Nuffer families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Nuffer surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Nuffer ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Nuffer. 28% of Nuffer men worked as a Farmer and 34% of Nuffer women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Nuffer were Farm Laborer and Housekeeper.

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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
    28%
  • Laborer
    16%
  • Clerk
    16%
  • Farm Laborer
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    34%
  • Teacher
    34%
  • Secretary
    20%
  • Housekeeper
    14%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Nuffer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Nuffer 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 206 immigration records available for the last name Nuffer. 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 508 military records available for the last name Nuffer. For the veterans among your Nuffer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Nuffer lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Nuffer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1991, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Nuffer in 1955 was 80, and 89 in 2004.

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