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Nuhfer Name Meaning

Variant of German Nuffer or Nufer.

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


Similar surnames: Nuffer, Nuber, Nufer, Duffer, Neufer, Puffer, Pulfer, Ruffer, Bohmer

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Where is the Nuhfer family from?

You can see how Nuhfer families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Nuhfer family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Nuhfer families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 27 Nuhfer families living in Ohio. This was about 57% of all the recorded Nuhfer's in the USA. Ohio had the highest population of Nuhfer families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Nuhfer surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Nuhfer ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Nuhfer. 45% of Nuhfer men worked as a Laborer.

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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

  • Laborer
    45%
  • Pumper
    25%
  • Farmer
    20%
  • Carpenter
    10%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    100%
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What Nuhfer family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 832 census records available for the last name Nuhfer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Nuhfer 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 170 immigration records available for the last name Nuhfer. 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 211 military records available for the last name Nuhfer. For the veterans among your Nuhfer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Nuhfer lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Nuhfer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1963, and highest in 1975. The average life expectancy for Nuhfer in 1963 was 40, and 77 in 2004.

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