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Puf Family History

Puf Surname Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Pu, Puff, Ruf, Pun, Pue, Lu, Yu, Ku, Wu, Xu

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Where is the Puf family from?

You can see how Puf families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Puf family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there was 1 Puf family living in Illinois. This was about 50% of all the recorded Puf's in USA. Illinois and 1 other state had the highest population of Puf families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Puf surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

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

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Census Records

There are 44 census records available for the last name Puf. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Puf 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 8 immigration records available for the last name Puf. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 12 military records available for the last name Puf. For the veterans among your Puf ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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