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Buffa Early Origins



The surname Buffa 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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Buffa Spelling Variations


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Buffa 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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Buffa Early History


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Buffa Early History



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

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Buffa Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Buffa Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Buffa 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:

Buffa Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Agostino Buffa, aged 23, who landed in America from Marsala, Sicily, in 1906
  • Angelo Buffa, aged 1, who landed in America from San Antonio, Italy, in 1911
  • Andrea Buffa, aged 15, who landed in America from Castellam, Sicily, in 1912
  • Adelina Buffa, aged 15, who emigrated to America from Torino, Italy, in 1913
  • Alessandrina Buffa, aged 22, who emigrated to the United States from Castel Nuovosleea, Italy, in 1920
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Buffa (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Buffa (post 1700)



  • Ernst Joachim Valentin Gustav Buffa (1893-1971), German Generalleutnant in the Luftwaffe during World War II, recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross
  • Federico Buffa (b. 1959), Italian journalist, writer and television sportscaster

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. 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).
    2. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
    3. Oswald, G. Lexicon der Heraldik. Leipzig: 1984. Print.
    4. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    5. Tarneller, Josef. Zur Namenkunde Tirolen Familiennamen. Bozen: Buchhandlung, 1923. Print.
    6. Göbel, Otto. Niederdeutsche Familiennamen der Gegenwart Wolfshagen-Schäbentz. Franz: Westphal, 1936. Print.
    7. Bahlow, Hans. Mecklenburgisches Namenbüchlein Ein Führer durch Mecklenburgs Familiennamen. Rostock: Carl Hinstorffs Verlag, 1932. Print.
    8. Jones, Henry Z. Palatine Families of New York 2 Volumes. Rockland, ME: Picton Press, 2001. Print. (ISBN 978-0961388829).
    9. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    10. Kneschke, Dr. Ernest Heinrich. Neues allgemeines Deutsches Adels-Lexicon 9 Volumes New General German Aristocracy Lexicon. Leipzig: Friedrich Voigt, 1859. Print.
    11. ...

    The Buffa Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Buffa 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 20 December 2012 at 06:27.

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