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Buff Early Origins



The surname Buff was first found in Hesse, where this family name became a prominent contributor to the development of the district from ancient times. Always prominent in social affairs, the name Buff became an integral part of that turbulent region as it forged important alliances with other families within the nation.

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Buff Spelling Variations


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Buff Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Buff, Buffe, Buhff, Buhffe, Buffa, Boff, Boffe, Bohff, Bohffe, Boffa, Boeff, Boeffe, Boehff, Boehffe, Bueff, Bueffe, Buehff and many more.

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Buff Early History


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Buff Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Buff research. Another 97 words (7 lines of text) covering the year 1579 is included under the topic Early Buff History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Buff Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Buff Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Buff Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Buff Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • George Buff, who settled in New Jersey in 1709 with his wife and two children
  • Georg Buff, who landed in New Jersey in 1709 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Johann Georg Buff, who landed in New York, NY in 1710 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Johann Georg Buff who settled in New York, New York in 1710

Buff Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • John Buff who settled in San Francisco in 1851
  • John Buff, who arrived in San Francisco, California in 1851 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Lewis Buff, who landed in Mobile, Ala in 1861 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Lewis Buff who arrived in Mobile, Alabama in 1861

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Contemporary Notables of the name Buff (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Buff (post 1700)



  • Joe Buff, American author of naval techno-thrillers
  • Johnny Buff (1888-1955), born John Lesky, an American World Bantamweight Champion boxer (1921 to 1922)
  • Conrad Buff II (1886-1975), Swiss-born, American creator of illustrated children's books with his wife Mary Buff (1890-1970)
  • Conrad Buff IV (b. 1948), American Academy Award winning film editor, known for his work on Titanic (1997), and Thirteen Days (2000)
  • Oliver Buff (b. 1992), Swiss professional footballer

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Citations



  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Other References

  1. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
  2. Bahlow, Hans (Edda Gentry trns). Dictionary of German Names . Madison, Wisconsin: Max Kade Institute, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-924119-35-7).
  3. Brechenmacher, Josef Karlmann. Deutches Namenbuch. Stuttgart: Verlag von Adolf Bonz & Comp, 1928. Print.
  4. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
  5. Bahlow, Hans. Deutschlands geographische Namenwelt Etymologisches Lexikon der Fluss- und Ortsnamen alteuropaischer Herkunft. Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, 1985. Print.
  6. Hildenbrand, A.M. Wappenfibel. Handbuch der Heraldik. Neustadt an der Aisch: 1970. Print.
  7. Schenk, Trudy. Wuerttemberg Emigration Index Volume I-VIII. Salt Lake City: Ancestry Inc., 1986. Print.
  8. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
  9. Götze, Alfred. Familiennamen im badischen Oberland. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1918. Print.
  10. Bahlow, Hans. Abhandlungen zur Namenforschung und Buchgeschichte. 1980. Print. (ISBN 978-3768690522).
  11. ...

The Buff Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Buff Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

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