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Origins of the Buffham surname

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About the Buffhams

We have a total number of 2322 records for people with the last name Buffham.

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Where do most Buffhams live?

In 1921, most Buffhams lived in East Midlands.

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Interesting facts about Buffhams

How common is your surname?

You have a rare surname! It's not in the top 1000 UK surnames!

We have 1,950 records for the Buffham surname. The oldest one dates back to 1850.

Who were Buffhams most likely to marry?

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What are the most common Buffham first names?

  • John
  • William
  • Elizabeth
  • Mary

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Common jobs for Buffhams

Men and women often performed different types of jobs, so these are displayed by gender to maintain their historical accuracy.

Common Female occupations for Buffhams in 1921


At Home


House Servant


Domestic Servant


Ag Labs Wife


Common Male occupations for Buffhams in 1921
Agricultural Labourer




Farm Labourer




General Labourer


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