Tuff Family History

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Tuff Name Meaning

English: probably a variant of Tuft.

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

Similar surnames: Cuff, Muff, Buff, Luff, Taff, Ruff, Tufts, Tuft, Huff, Taffe

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Tuff Family Origin

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Tuff Family Occupations

What did your Tuff ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Housekeeper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Tuff. The most common Tuff occupation in the USA was Farmer. 30% of Tuff's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Tuff family was At Home.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Housekeeper

  • At Home


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

Tuff Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Tuff. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tuff 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Tuff. 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 Tuff. For the veterans among your Tuff ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Tuff Life Expectancy

What is the average Tuff lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Tuff life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Tuff in 1962 was 35, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Tuff

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Tuff 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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