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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
  • Johann Georg Buff, who landed in New York, NY in 1710
  • 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
  • Lewis Buff, who landed in Mobile, Ala in 1861
  • 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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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Götze, Alfred. Familiennamen im badischen Oberland. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1918. Print.
    2. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    3. Strassburger, Ralph B. Pennsylvania German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
    4. Zoder, Rudolf. Familiennamen in Ostfalen. Hildesheim: Geog Olms Verlagsbuchhandlung, 1968. Print.
    5. Göbel, Otto. Niederdeutsche Familiennamen der Gegenwart Wolfshagen-Schäbentz. Franz: Westphal, 1936. Print.
    6. Gottschald, Max. Deutsche Namenkunde unsere Familiennamen nach ihrer Entstehung und Bedeutung. München: J.F. Lehmanns Verlag, 1932. Print.
    7. Kapff, Rudolf. Schwäbische Geschlechtsnamen. Stuttgart: Verlag Silberburg, 1927. Print.
    8. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    9. Schenk, Trudy. Wuerttemberg Emigration Index Volume I-VIII. Salt Lake City: Ancestry Inc., 1986. Print.
    10. Hildenbrand, A.M. Wappenfibel. Handbuch der Heraldik. Neustadt an der Aisch: 1970. Print.
    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.

    This page was last modified on 4 January 2014 at 12:21.

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