Tufte Family History

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Tufte Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from any of fifteen or more farmsteads so named, a variant of Tuft.

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


Similar surnames: Tuft, Tofte, Tuite, Toft, Tufts, Buote, Taft, Tarte, Tuff, Pulte

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Tufte Family Origin

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Tufte Family Occupations

What did your Tufte ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Tufte family was Teacher. The most common Tufte occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Tufte's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Shoemaker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Tufte.

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Keeping House

    17%
  • Shoemaker

    17%
  • Teacher

    17%

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

Tufte Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Tufte. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tufte 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Tufte. 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 Tufte. For the veterans among your Tufte ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Tufte Life Expectancy

What is the average Tufte lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Tufte life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1971. The average life expectancy for Tufte in 1959 was 35, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Tufte

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Tufte 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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