Shuff Family History

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Shuff Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Schuff or Schaff.

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

Similar surnames: Shaff, Sheff, Shiff, Shoff, Shult, Shunk, Shuck, Shue, Skoff, Shutt

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Shuff Family Origin

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Shuff Family Occupations

What did your Shuff ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Shuff occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Shuff's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Shuff family was Collier. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Shuff.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Collier


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Shuff ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Shuff Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Shuff. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shuff census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 480 immigration records available for the last name Shuff. 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 Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Shuff. For the veterans among your Shuff ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shuff Life Expectancy

What is the average Shuff lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Shuff life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Shuff in 1947 was 56, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Shuff

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shuff ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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