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Pufton Family History

Pufton 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: Bufton, Ruston, Payton, Lutton, Buxton, Luton, Hunton, Upton, Parton

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Where is the Pufton family from?

You can see how Pufton families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Pufton family name was found in the UK in 1891. In 1891 there were 3 Pufton families living in Merionethshire. This was 100% of all the recorded Pufton's in United Kingdom. Merionethshire had the highest population of Pufton families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Pufton surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Pufton ancestors do for a living?

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

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Census Records

There are 11 census records available for the last name Pufton. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pufton 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Pufton. 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 1 military records available for the last name Pufton. For the veterans among your Pufton ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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