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Puft Family History

Puft 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: Pust, Tuft, Luft, Puff, Putt, Punt, Huft, Butt, Pu, Hunt

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Where is the Puft family from?

You can see how Puft families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Puft family name was found in Scotland in 1901. In 1901 there was 1 Puft family living in Lanarkshire. This was 100% of all the recorded Puft's in Scotland. Lanarkshire had the highest population of Puft families in 1901.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Puft surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Puft ancestors do for a living?

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

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Census Records

There are 54 census records available for the last name Puft. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Puft 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 4 immigration records available for the last name Puft. 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 2 military records available for the last name Puft. For the veterans among your Puft ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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